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About: Until 24 March 2023, the Shenzhen Global Design Award is...
When: Monday, March 6, 2023 to Friday, March 24, 2023
Media Arts
About: From 17 February to 19 February, Karlsruhe, a UNESCO Creative...
When: Friday, February 17, 2023 to Sunday, February 19, 2023
Crafts and Folk Art
About: From 16 to 22 February, Aswan, a UNESCO Creative City of Crafts...
When: Thursday, February 16, 2023 to Wednesday, February 22, 2023


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. Almost 300 cities around the world 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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