Creative Cities Network: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) in India
Published: November 2, 2019
UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) was created in 2004 with the objective to promote creative aspects of various cities around the world; and to nurture and sustain their cultural traditions. UCCN Cities The member cities that form part of the Network come from all continents and regions with different income levels and populations. They work ..
Topics: City of Music • Creative Cities • Creative Cities Network • Creative economy • Creative industries • Creativity • Hindustan Times • Human behavior • Jaipur • Sustainable Development Goals • UNESCO • UNESCO • Urban planning
Mumbai and Hyderabad included in UNESCO Creative Cities Network
Published: November 2, 2019
On October 30, 2019, 66 cities were designated by UNESCO as Creative Cities. The cities are named creative based on their mission to place creativity and creative economy at the core of their urban development to make their city safe, inclusive, resilient and sustainable in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goal From ..
UNESCO designates Hyderabad as Creative City of Gastronomy
Published: November 1, 2019
On the occasion of World Cities Day (WCD-2019), UNESCO has announced that Mumbai and Hyderabad have been designated as Creative City of Films and Creative City of Gastronomy, respectively. By joining the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN), the cities pledge to share their best practices and develop partnerships involving public and private sectors as well ..
Topics: Chennai • City of Film • City of Music • Creative Cities Network • Creative city • Geography of India • Geography of Uttar Pradesh • Jaipur • Smart cities in India • States and union territories of India • UNESCO • Varanasi
Chennai included in UNESCO Creative Cities Network
Published: November 10, 2017
As many as 64 cities from 44 countries have been designated as UNESCO Creative Cities by its Director General Irina Bokova. In it, Chennai has been included in the UNESCO Creative Cities Network for its rich musical tradition. Some of the other cities included along with Chennai are Alba (Italy), Almaty (Kazakhstan), Auckland (New Zealand), ..
Topics: Chennai • Countries • Creative Cities Network • Creativity • International Organizations • Irina Bokova • Jaipur • Member states of the United Nations • Organizations • Republics • Smart cities in India • UNESCO
Chennai included in UNESCO's Creative Cities Network for Contribution in Music
Published: November 8, 2017
Chennai, capital city of Tamil Nadu was recently included in United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO’s) Creative Cities Network for Contribution in Music. It was among 64 cities from 44 countries that were designated as UNESCO Creative Cities. With inclusion of these cities, total count of UNESCO Creative Cities Network has now gone ..
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