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In June 2005, Ville de Montréal adopted Agenda 21 for Culture. In 2011, the City responded favourably to the call by the World Secretariat of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) to promote culture as one of the four pillars of sustainable development, along with social development, the economy and the environment. 

Focus

Sustainable development

Sector

Service de la culture 

Statement – Culture Fourth Pillar of Sustainable Development

In preparation for the Rio + 20 Earth Summit, which was held in June 2012, the Executive Committee adopted an official declaration that placed culture at the very heart of the City’s future development. Montréal is a pioneer in matters of culture.

Documents

Status

Current

Type of project

Policies and orientations

Date

January, 2005