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The third edition of the UNESCO Creative Cities Beijing Summit will be held on 17 and 18 September 2020, under the theme ‘Creativity empowers cities, technology creates the future’.
Beijing, a UNESCO Creative City of Design, has launched its call for submission for the 2020 edition of the China Red Star Design Award, a leading design award with a broad international outreach. Created in 2006, the competition aims to encourage good design and promote the development of the design industry. Since its creation, the competition has received over 60,000 product submissions from more than 8,000 enterprises from over 30 countries.
From 22 to 24 September, Beijing, China, a UNESCO Creative City of Design, organized the Creative 2030 Summit in the framework of its Design Week.
The China Red Star Design Award welcome submissions for the 2017 edition, building on a legacy of over 6,000 submissions since 2010. Each year more than 300 products from 100 enterprises and designers are awarded in Beijing UNESCO Creative City of Design.
From 6 to 8 June 2016, UNESCO – in cooperation with the People’s Government of the Beijing Municipality and with the support of the National Commission of China for UNESCO – is organizing the Second UNESCO Creative Cities Beijing Summit, on the theme of “UNESCO Creative Cities Network: a lever for sustainable urban development”, in Beijing, People’s Republic of China.
The 13 December 2015, a meeting in Beijing will launched the International Center for Creativity and Sustainable Development (ICCSD).   On November 2015, the 38th session of the UNESCO General Conference approved the establishment of an International Center for Creativity and Sustainable Development in Beijing as a centre under the auspice of UNESCO (category II centre) whose future activities will be linked to the fulfilment of the UCCN objectives.
Following the Hangzhou Congress (15/17 May 2013) on Culture and Development and the Annual Ministerial Review (AMR) at the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in Geneva (July 2013) on the promotion of science, technology and innovation, and the potential of culture for sustainable development and the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals, the Beijing Creative Cities Summit focused on experiences and proposals underpinned by innovative and inclusive approaches to culture and development, through culture-led revitalization of urban...