High-level debate "The integration of heritage in the urban space"
Thursday 6th of October, the French Embassy to Tanzania, with the support of the Institut Français in Paris, organised a debate on on the issues and challenges of the integration of Heritage in the urban space. It was followed by the official opening of the exhibition "Cartooning for peace"
Thursday 6th of October 2016, Mr. Donatius Kamamba, director of Antiquities at the Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, Mr. Sirili Akko, executive secretary of the Tanzanian Association of Tour Operators, Ms. Aida Mulokozi, CEO of DARCH (Dar es Salaam Centre for Architectural Heritage) and Ms. Anita Urasa, landscape architect, all actively debated on the issues and challenges of the integration of Heritage in the urban space.
This debate, organised by the French Embassy at the Alliance Française of Dar es Salaam, was moderated by Mr. Walter Bgoya, creator and director the publishing house Mkuki na Nyota. Numerous students of the department of archaeology and heritage management of the University of Dar es Salaam were present and exchanged with the panellists during the question and answer session.
Following this interactive debate, the opening of the exhibition “Cartooning for Peace” created by the organisation Cartooning for Peace took place in the presence of the vice-president of the organization, Mr. Nicolas Vadot. This exhibition allowed the public to discover the importance of press drawings and of their impact in the world