On 23 April 2018, the Cultural Diplomacy Platform organised a forum entitled European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018: International Perspectives. The Cultural Diplomacy Platform aimed at looking at the main themes of the EYCH with an international perspective, by inviting speakers coming from 11 countries from outside and inside Europe. The Forum gathered about 250 participants and was a unique opportunity to exchange knowledge, expertise and latest cultural heritage approaches between the EU and its strategic partners.
- Birgit de Boissezon, Head of Sustainable Management of Natural Resources Unit at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Research and Innovation.
- Ratish Nanda, CEO of Aga Khan Trust for Culture, India.
- Andrew S. Potts, Partner at Nixon Peabody LLP, USA.
- Belinda Yuen, Research Director at the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovation Cities, Singapore.