Asia-Pacific Alliance for Arts Education (APAAE) The WAAE Asia-Pacific Alliance for Arts Education (AP AAE) Online Summit is hosted by the WAAE website and organized by the University of South Australia, 14-22 December 2009, under the theme: “Arts Education: Perspectives on cultural policy, creativity and diversity in the Asia-Pacific region” Organising an Asia-Pacific face-to-face regional summit provides an enormous resource challenge and WAAE members decided that an online forum would facilitate the realisation of the following guiding aims, objectives and outcome (see attachment).Canadian Arts and Learning Symposium 2009Charting a national/regional/global course for Research, Networking & Advocacy  A Regional Summit of the World Alliance for Arts Education (WAAE)  December 2-4, 2009, Royal Conservatory, TorontoCanadian Networks for Art and Learning (CNAL) ,  CNAL Declaration (see attachment) Latin American and Caribbean Summit on Arts Education  2009 In partnership with the World Alliance for Arts Education and CORFERIAS. Bogotá, Colombia, South America. See websiteLatin American Summit ReportLatin American Summit on Arts Education Declaration (2009)2009 African Regional Summit for Arts EducationHosted by: THE KUMASI SYMPOSIUM: Tapping Local Resources for Sustainable Education Through Art Department of General Art Studies, College of Arts and Social Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana, July 31-August 14, 2009. Objective: Develop WAAE’s contribution from Africa to the second UNESCO World Conference on Arts Education in May, 2010. Contact initially through Dan Baron Cohen.2009 Southern African Regional Summit for Arts Education  Hosted by: The 2009 Africa Research Conference in Applied Drama and Theatre, 12-14 November 2009, Wits University, South Africa.  Objective:  Develop WAAE’s contribution from Africa to the second UNESCO World Conference on Arts Education in May, 2010. The 2009 conference will also be hosting the WAAE African regional Summit on 15 November (for more information go to www.dramaforlife.co.za). Further information about the WAAE summit is available from Dan Baron Cohen.