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 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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The ARTS+ conference and fair from 19-23 October News, NEMO activities, Museums in a Digital World, Cultural Creativity, Urban Development

16.08.2016 | NEMO facilitates the session on innovative projects in cultural heritage at The ARTS+ a one-day conference and five-day fair from 19-23 October 2016. It serves as a marketplace for the international cultural economy in times of...
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Study from Spain shows long-term effects of science museums News, Audience Development, Museums as Social Agents, Cultural Tourism, Urban Development, Learning

01.08.2016 | A study conducted in six Spanish cities with nine scientific cultural initiatives found that they have positive long-term effects for the visitors and the cities hosting them.
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