Cities and regions of the world define the roadmap for 2015

During the Executive Bureau and the World Council meetings in Haikou, members of UCLG debated the key issues that will define the international global agenda for local and regional leaders in the coming year. Around 400 representatives of local and regional authorities and their partners from 49 countries came together on this occasion. The vital importance of political involvement from Mayors around the world was stressed, especially in developing the strategy and defining the roadmap for 2015. The Mayor of Haikou, Ni Qiang, further stressed the importance of this meeting that marks the 10th anniversary of the World Organization…READ MORE.

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Experts Set Agenda for Future of Creative Industries

The European Creative Industries Alliance (ECIA) is the platform on which these experts in the field of creative industries collaborate to set an agenda for innovation and growth. Experts from 12 European countries have joined forces to strengthen the future of the creative industries.  They presented a 10 step action plan to enable cross-sectoral collaboration and access to finance.  According to the experts, the creative industries also need to measure and raise awareness of their value as key driver of innovation and growth …READ MORE

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Tourism invests almost $1 million in locals

Almost $1 million will be invested in home-grown ideas from local entrepreneurs as part of the 2015 tourism mix, the Bermuda Tourism Authority said at the conclusion of its annual Tourism Experiences Investment process this weekend. There were 40 successful applications for 2015 in the categories of Sports, Arts and Culture, New Experiences or Marketing Support…READ MORE

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