Hans D’Orville Gives Keynote Speech at China’s Design Exhibition
UNESCO assistant director general Hans D’Orville was in town to attend the China Design Exhibition. The exhibit is organized by the Ministry of Culture together with the Shenzhen Municipal Government and is part of the month long Creative December event in Shenzhen. D’Orville will be the keynote speaker during the exhibition.
The city publicity Chief Wang Jingsheng met with D’Orville and the president of the Melody for Dialogue among Civilizations Association Mehri Madashahi in which during the meeting he called the good friends of Shenzhen. Wang also expressed his appreciation for UNSECO Director General Irina Bokova regard for the city’s bid in becoming a World Book Capital. Wang was in Paris last October to visit UNESCO and conducted an in depth discussion with Irina for further cooperation between UNESCO and Shenzhen.
An international creative concert is also planned and sponsored by the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra and the Melody for Dialogue among Civilizations Association.