The kingdom can now claim its membership of this network created in 2004 and which « aims to put innovation and creativity at the heart of new urban strategies for a more sustainable and inclusive development », thanks to the city of Tetouan, as pointed up a statement on Tuesday, October 31.
A statement issued to announce the addition of 64 cities in 44 countries to the list by current Executive Director Irina Bokova. « These new designations reflect a greater diversity in city typologies and a better geographical balance, with 19 cities from countries previously unrepresented in the Network, » said current Director Irina Bokova who will be leaving in a few days her place to the French of Moroccan origin Audrey Azoulay.
Concretely, it highlights the creativity of its members around seven domains: arts and crafts, digital arts, design, film, gastronomy, literature and music. And Tetouan was selected for its crafts and folk arts.