Chaired by Azucena Micó (Spain), Sound Diplomacy
with Kimmo Aulake (Finland), Ministry of Education and Culture;
Paulina Ahokas (Finland), Tampere Hall Ltd;
Tamás Szűcs (Hungary/Belgium), Director in charge of Culture and Creativity within DG EAC, European Commission
There are many initiatives in the music industry working to address gender equality, climate action and fair pay. But in creating a new language of sustainability, there is no engagement with the global language of sustainability: the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). This must change. The proposed solution: the creation of an SDG Music Compact to tie together the leadership that our business – in its totality – can demonstrate with this most important global conversation. This panel will discuss the SDGs, how the
music industry can benefit from this partnership and create structures and strategies that support a kinder, cleaner, more prosperous world.