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About: In a twist on the traditional end-of-the-year “best of” lists...
02 Dec 2019 to 17 Dec 2019
About: This 30 October 2019, 66 cities have been designated as UNESCO...
When: 30 Oct 2019
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About: The Centre of Arts of the Creative City of Enghien-les-Bains...
09 Sep 2019 to 09 Sep 2024


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 180 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 2018)

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

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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