World Creativity and Innovation Day

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World Creativity and Innovation Day (#WCID) is a global UN day celebrated on April 21 to raise awareness around the importance of creativity and innovation in problem solving with respect to advancing the United Nations sustainable development goals, also known as the "global goals". The day was created with UN resolution 71/284 with the support of 80 countries. The first World Creativity and Innovation Day was celebrated on April 21, 2018. [1][2][3][4]

World Creativity and Innovation Day 21 April
Participants of Bhopal Smart city Hackathon on WCID

The purpose of the day is to encourage creative multidisciplinary thinking at the individual and group levels which, according to a special report on the creative economy by UNESCO, UNDP, and UNOSSC, has "become the true wealth of nations in the 21st century."[1]

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  1. ^ a b "World Creativity and Innovation Day 21 April". Welcome to the United Nations. 21 April 2018. Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  2. ^ "First ever official World Creativity and Innovation Day supported by United Nations being observed". www.merinews.com. Retrieved 2018-04-22.
  3. ^ "UN officially marks April 21 as World Creativity and Innovation Day". Devdiscourse. Retrieved 2018-04-22.
  4. ^ "World Creativity and Innovation Day 2018: Unleash the Creativity in You by These Splendid Quotes on Creativity | LatestLY". Latestly. 21 April 2018. Retrieved 2018-04-22.