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16 Nov 2011 - 17 Nov 2011

UNESCO Creative Cities Conference in Seoul

The UNESCO Creative Cities Network Conference, ‘Sustainable Urban Development Based on Creativity, aims to encourage the creation of balanced development through citizens’ participation in every phase of the 'Creative City' management. This year, a Mayor’s Roundtable Meeting will be organized to accelerate the current momentum of the cooperation and development of the Network among its member cities. The meeting is designed to clarify a common vision and strategy for the Creative Cities Network in the form of a final declaration. This event is organized by the Korean National Commission for UNESCO and the Seoul Design Foundation. See programme schedule -- The Creative Cities Network, since its launch in 2004, has played a vital role in line with UNESCO’s strategy in fostering creative industries for sustainable development. The Network provides its member cities with opportunities to explore and mobilize cultural assets and resources in their urban community. The UNESCO Creative Cities Network Conference seeks to offer a platform to exchange ideas and have an in-depth discussion on strengthening partnerships among the Network. Source: Seoul, UNESCO City of Design