Creative Cities Network
The UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) is a project of UNESCO launched in 2004 to promote cooperation among cities which recognized creativity as a major factor in their urban development. As of 2017[update], there are 180 cities from 72 countries in the network.
The Network recognizes the following creative fields:
The overall situation and activities within the Network is reported in the UCCN Membership Monitoring Reports, each for a 4-year period for a particular city.
The Network recognizes the concept of creative tourism, defined as travel associated with creative experience and participation.
- "What is the Creative Cities Network ?", a UNESCO webpage
- Creative Cities Network homepage
- Inequalities in Creative Cities: Issues, Approaches, Comparisons, 2016, ISBN 1349951153 p. 241
- Macdonald, Moira (31 October 2017). "UNESCO declares Seattle a City of Literature". The Seattle Times. Retrieved 1 November 2017.
- "Reporting & monitoring", a UCCN webpage
- OECD Studies on Tourism Tourism and the Creative Economy, 2014, ISBN 9264207872, p. 83
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