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On the occasion of
World Cities Day

Joe Anderson
Mayor of Liverpool

Maria Francesca Merloni
UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Creative Cities

Ernesto Ottone R.
UNESCO's Assistant-Director General for Culture

What's on?

About: Do you know what Kaunas and San Francisco have in common?...
When: 13 Nov 2018
About: A former garbage incinerator plant, B39 has been reimagined,...
When: 09 Nov 2018
About: Between October 2018 and March 2019, the Open Streets Days,...
When: 01 Oct 2018


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 (2018)

UCCN Booklet (2018)

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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