December 2-3, 2019: Invited by the UNESCO Chair in Arts and Culture in Education, FAU Erlangen, Germany, the Steering Committee of EVC (Paul Assako Assako, Patrique deGraft-Yankson, Esther Kibuka-Sebetosi, and Ernst Wagner) took part in the 1st International Conference of UNESCO Chairs in Wuppertal, Germany to present their universities and the joint project EVC. 75 participants from 17 nations participated in this conference in early December 2019 to discuss the role of international partnerships and innovative formats for implementing the United Nations' Agenda 2030. The conference results and goals set by the UNESCO Chairs are compiled in the "Wuppertal Declaration".