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Tehran conference to discuss effects of art, peace on sustainable development


TEHRAN – The effects of art and peace on sustainable development will be discussed during a conference, which will open at the Qasr Museum Garden in Tehran on Thursday.

The Art, Peace and Sustainable Development Conference will be organized by the Honarnamay-e Aban Art and Cultural Institute in collaboration with the Art and Cultural Organization of the Tehran Municipality, ECO Cultural Institute (ECI), United Nations Information Centre in Iran and the Embassy of the Netherlands.

Dutch Ambassador Jacques Louis Werner, UNIC officer Maria Dotsenko, ECI director Mohammad-Mehdi Mazaheri and a number of cultural officials and art students are scheduled to attend the opening ceremony of the conference.

A number of sessions and workshops will be also organized during the conference.

A multimedia exhibition displaying photos, graphic designs, paintings and sculptures by Iranian artists on the theme of peace, will also be held on the sidelines of the event.

The exhibit will run until January 23 at the museum located on Motahhari St. near Police Square.

Photo: A poster for the Art, Peace and Sustainable Development Conference.