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Piet Forger

Piet Forger is currently coordinating Vlabra’ccent, which is the umbrella organisation of 45 cultural centres in the province of Flemish Brabant. He is also a member of the Steering Committee of Magda, the culture and education platform of the city of Leuven and the province of Flemish Brabant (a network of more than 100 organisations dealing with culture & education). He is a president of the board of fABULEUS, a theatre company, working with and for young people; a member of the Advisory Body that advises the Minister of culture, youth, sports and media (Bert Anciaux) about all legislation in these fields and about all important issues concerning cultural centres, libraries, cultural associations, local cultural policy, intercultural dialogue, education; member of the board of “30CC”, the cultural centre in the city of Leuven. For more then 5 years (2001-2006) he has been the deputy Director of CultuurNet Vlaanderen (CultureNet Flanders), an organisation whose overall mission is the broadening and intensification of public participation in the cultural life of the Flemish Region. Some of his publications on the cultural topic are: “Cultural participation of disadvantaged groups”, “XS, about Children, Culture and Communication”, “From education to matchmaking”. He is also listed as an expert for the EACEA, Culture  (2007-2013) and Youth in Action Programmes.