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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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), ..

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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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