The Creative Cities Network is currently formed by 116 Members from 54 countries covering seven creative fields: Crafts & Folk Art, Design, Film, Gastronomy, Literature, Music and Media Arts.

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About: Following an online vote launched in late September, Krakow and...
When: 01 Jun 2017
Crafts and Folk Art
About: From 28 to 30 October, the Creative City of Fabriano in...
28 Oct 2016 to 30 Oct 2016
About: The City of Montréal launched an international competition for...
19 Oct 2016 to 01 Dec 2016


The UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) was created in 2004 to promote cooperation with and among cities that have identified creativity as a strategic factor for sustainable urban development. The 116 cities which currently make up this network work together towards a common objective: placing creativity and cultural industries at the heart of their development plans at the local level and cooperating actively at the international level.

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Mission Statement

UCCN Leaflet

UCCN Booklet

Join the Network

Join the Network and enhance your city’s creative potential for sustainable urban development, exchange know-how and cooperate on an international level!

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