XII Annual UNESCO Creative Cities Convening Held in Krakow-Katowice

The annual convening of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network brought together 350+ participants, including more than 50 mayors and deputy mayors from across the globe, in Krakow and Katowice, Poland this past June. Twenty five Cities of Design were present and welcomed nine new members and elected new leadership.

After serving two years as the Deputy Coordinator, Ellie Schneider, Design Core’s Director of Advocacy and Operations, will now serve as lead coordinator, joined by Stijn Debaille from Kortrijk, Belgium, as the new Deputy. Members also adopted General Principles for Endorsing and Disseminating Calls for Participation in Design Competitions or Awards within the UCCN.

View UCCN Open Call here.