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UNESCO celebration of World Cities Day - 'Community-centred urban development: A paradigm of inclusive growth'

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© UNESCO
30 October 2020

The 2020 World Cities Day on 31 October, with the global theme ‘Valuing our communities and cities’, will underline the key role of local communities, at the heart of building sustainable and resilient cities, and further advocate for the importance of people-centered approaches for urban development.

In the context of the celebration of the International World Cities Day, UNESCO in the framework of the UNESCO Cites Platform (UCP), will organize an online event under the theme ‘Community-centred urban development: A paradigm of inclusive growth’ with the participation of the Global Network of Learning Cities. The event will illustrate the organization’s full range of activities advocating people-centered approaches to urban development through its city networks and programmes.

Outcome report https://en.unesco.org/sites/default/files/report_world_cities_day_2020_ucp_en.pdf

More about the event