Creative Sustainable Development Index
As the first combination of creativity impetus promoted by UNESCO and the UN's core concept of sustainability, the Index has built a research framework for the role of creativity and innovation in urban sustainable development by detailed data analysis.
Observatory on Creative Cities
Cities have historically advanced human development, serving as melting pots for people of diverse backgrounds. A city is a crossroad where the local interacts with the global, it is an intersection where tradition dialogues with modernity.
China's First Group of National Parks Built to Contribute to Global Ecological Protection
At the Leaders' Summit of the 15th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity held in Kunming on October 12, China officially announced the designation of its first group of national parks which include Sanjiangyuan (Three-River-Source) National Park, the Giant Panda National Park, the Northeast China Tiger and Leopard National Park, the Hainan Tropical Rainforest National Park, and the Wuyishan National Park.
UNESCO City of Design in Europe: Good Design Should Be Shared by All
Europe boasts the birthplace of industrial design, world-famous design products, the top designers and artists. Be it France, Germany, Finland or Italy, European design has formed a unique style in the process of global development. Today, ICCSD will offer a great chance to explore European Creative Cities represented by Helsinki, Finland and Berlin, Germany!
Creative Cities: Shanghai Design, Step-by-Step Development
Shanghai has been a vanguard in the development of design in China since modern times. Its all-encompassing culture has been helping the pioneering design take root in China and radiating its influence to the whole country. As the second city in China to be selected as a UNESCO Creative City of Design, what outstanding achievements has Shanghai made in design? What surprises will Shanghai bring in the future? Follow ICCSD to check out the answers!
Meeting Suzhou in Suzhou Fans, Song Brocade and Paper-Cutting
Creative Cities | Hangzhou Witnesses Passionate Collision of Tradition and Fashion
The 15th C2030 Salon | Green Power of Bamboo and Rattan
Joining Hands for Rural Revitalisation through Culture and Heritage
ICCSD as the Guiding Unit of "2021 Design Marathon"
ICCSD Attends the ECO Design Sustainable Design Award Ceremony
The International Center for Creativity and Sustainable Development under the Auspices of UNESCO (Category 2) was approved at the 38th session of UNESCO General Assembly in November 2015. In 2017, the People's Government of Beijing Municipality signed the agreement with UNESCO. ICCSD becomes the world's first UNESCO Category 2 center with the theme of "creativity and sustainable development". With the support and guidance of UNESCO, the Center intends to build the world's high-level international platform that aims at creativity and sustainable development, and includes the functions of research, training, cooperation, communication, demonstration etc. The Center shall become a first-class think-tank gathering talents throughout the world, building a global renowned "laboratory of thoughts" with a focus on creativity and innovation. It shall promote cultural exchanges and cooperation, disseminate and support Chinese enterprises, technology and culture.
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