Inclusive Cultural Leadership in Sustainable Development, (MDGs to SDGs in the UN post 2015 Development Agenda). 11th International Field School in Vietnam. Monday 30 November 2015 to Monday 21 December, 2015. /
The Field School provides first hand ‘fingers in the dirt’ experiential learning through case studies from diverse cultural, economic, social and environmental contexts. This four pillar approach to sustainable development facilitated through an immersion covers a range of places across Vietnam from Hanoi/Ha Long Bay/Mai Chau in the north to Ho Chi Minh City and UNESCO Bio Sphere Reserves in the south. It addresses as to how the agency of inclusive cultural leadership plays a critical role in the transformation of local, regional and national cultures and economies. It profiles as to how international and national legal instruments for safeguarding cultural diversity, governance structures, and local area planning intersect within integrated and interdisciplinary management. It provides a critical introduction to cultural mapping, gender and youth issues in community engagement, poverty alleviation, Millennium Development Goals, South South Cooperation and the transition to Sustainable Development Goals in the UN post-2015 Development Agenda.