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Technical Deep Dive on Culture and Creativity for Jobs and Inclusive Growth
Tokyo and Kyoto (January 27-31, 2020)
This Technical Deep Dive (TDD) will provide a platform for knowledge exchange and structured learning among development practitioners and city managers/governments on how to enable cultural and creative activities (CCA) for inclusive economic development, and how to leverage them to improve urban development and quality of life for urban residents and visitors. Cities with successful approaches to leveraging creativity are those which strive to improve their ecosystem through improving or enabling to improve: (i) institutions and regulations; (ii) infrastructure, land and urban spaces; (iii) people – skills and innovation; (iv) enterprise support; and (v) creative and cultural capital. Through the TDD, participants will visit/learn from the cases of Kyoto and Tokyo – cities with rich heritage, creative activities, and offer different models of how local stakeholders have made these cities the creative cities they are today. They will also learn from each other’s experiences and those of a variety of cities from Japan, South Korea (Seoul) and other regions of the world. The TDD is organized in partnership with UNESCO whose Creative Cities Network includes several Japanese cities.
World Bank - Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC)
Fukoku Seimei Bldg. 14F
2-2-2 Uchisaiwai-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0011, Japan