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About: From 5 to 11 September 2022, the UNESCO Creative Cities of...
When: Monday, September 5, 2022 to Sunday, September 11, 2022
About: On 17 and 18 May 2022, Kırşehir (Turkey), a UNESCO Creative...
When: Tuesday, May 17, 2022 to Wednesday, May 18, 2022
About:   From 4 to 31 May 2022, Vranje (the Republic of Serbia...
When: Wednesday, May 4, 2022 to Tuesday, May 31, 2022


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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