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About: Saint-Étienne (France), a UNESCO Creative City of Design since...
When: 25 Mar 2021
About: Created in 2004, the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN)...
When: 19 Mar 2021
About: Bucheon (Republic of Korea), a UNESCO Creative City of...
When: 19 Mar 2021 to 14 Apr 2021


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 246 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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UCCN Mission Statement

UCCN Leaflet | Booklet (Published in 2020)

Voices of the City: UNESCO Creative Cities moving towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (Published in 2019)

UNESCO Creative Cities' Response to COVID-19 (Published in 2020)

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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