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.

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Recent News in Urban Development

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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First Meeting of EU-LAC-MUSEUMS project News, Museums as Social Agents, Urban Development, Intercultural Dialogue

08.11.2016 | The EU-LAC-MUSEUMS project "Museums and Community: Concepts, Experiences, and Sustainability in Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean" held its first meeting in Lisbon, Portugal on 1 November 2016.
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UNESCO Global Report on Culture for Sustainable Urban Development News, Urban Development, Museums as Social Agents, Intercultural Dialogue, Cultural Creativity

19.10.2016 | The report takes on the strategic contribution of culture to sustainable urban development.
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