Urban Development

Museums are often at the heart of successful urban regeneration initiatives. They help regions to assert their identities, bring back investment and consumers and enhance the quality of life in urban areas. They can help revive and diversify the local economy and the competitiveness of their environment.

To access publications and other documents that regard Urban Development, head to the Reading Corner.

Recent News in Urban Development

Statement by the European Alliance for Culture and the Arts: No Sustainable Development without Culture News, NEMO activities, EU Culture Policy, Museums as Social Agents, Urban Development

20.12.2016 | NEMO is part of the European Alliance for Culture and the Arts, which appeals to the European Commission in a statement to include culture, arts and creative work in the European Commission's new strategy for achieving the 2030...
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International #MuseumDay launched! News, Intercultural Dialogue, Museums as Social Agents, Cultural Tourism, Urban Development, Cultural Creativity

13.12.2016 | On Monday, 12 December 2016, ICOM officially launched the International Museum Day set to take place on and around 18 May 2017.
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UNESCO High Level Forum on Museums adopts Shenzhen Declaration News, Museums as Social Agents, Intercultural Dialogue, Urban Development, Learning

01.12.2016 | During the High-Level Forum on Museums, held from 10-12 November 2016 in Shenzhen, China, the "Shenzhen Declaration on Museums and Collections" was adopted by the representatives of the UNESCO Member States.
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