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ASEF Unplugged-Amsterdam

Travel & Environmental Sustainability: Can the twain meet?

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Andrea ABELLON Culture Department ASEF Unplugged - Conversations on the Arts in Asia and Europe Culture

Amsterdam, Netherlands

ASEF Unplugged: Conversations on the Arts in Asia and Europe

Travel & Environmental Sustainability: Can the twain meet?

The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) collaborates with the Prince Claus Fund for Culture and Development to organise ASEF Unplugged-Amsterdam. This edition is a closed-door conversation among cultural mobility funders and information points on promoting & funding international travel in the time of climate change. 

How can we implement the current concern of climate change and sustainability in all projects and specifically in mobility funding? In this closed-door gathering, mobility funders in European and Asian contexts gather to share experiences and brainstorm together. The STEP (Supporting Travel for Engaged Partnerships) Programme by the European Cultural Foundation (ECF) already promotes travels using sustainable means of transport. However, they operate in an environment where this is made realistically possible. How do we promote this in a wider context? What strategies can be adopted to prioritise sustainability? How to build on previous work done in this area?

Read the key insights from this edition of ASEF Unplugged here:

Unplugged Amsterdam


When & where:

Monday, 15 July 2019


Herengracht 603, 1017 CE

Amsterdam, Netherlands


Other related events:

ASEF Unplugged-Leiden 

16-19 July 2019


Leiden University, Netherlands


ASEF Unplugged will have a booth at the 11th International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS 11) from 16-19 July 2019. ASEF staff will be there to answer questions and enquiries about our programmes.

To keep track of event updates, follow us on social media #ASEFculture and #ASEFunplugged


  • Prince Claus Fund for Culture and Development
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