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Delhi CM to represent Delhi at “World Cities Cultural Forum”

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The Delhi CM will represent Delhi and India at the World Cities Cultural Forum.

About World Cities Cultural Forum:
  • The World Cities Culture Forum got established in London in 2012. Eight cities are its member(London, New York City, Tokyo, Shanghai, Paris, Istanbul, Sydney and Johannesburg).
  • Organized by: It is an initiative of the Mayor of London. BOP Consulting, a specialist consulting firm, is organising and coordinating it.
  • Purpose: The forum provides a way for policymakers to share research and intelligence. Further, they can explore the vital role of culture in their future prosperity.
  • Participating Cities: The forum now has 43 participating member cities. Delhi has been invited this year, but it is not a part of member cities.
World Cities Cultural Forum Summit:
  • Each year, members of the World Cities Culture Forum meet at the World Cities Culture Summit.
  • The member cities host the summit on a rotating basis. Deputy Mayors for Culture and Heads of Culture from the member cities attend it.
  • The theme for 2021: The Future of Culture.
Publications by Forum:
  • World Cities Culture report: The forum publishes it in every three years. It contains data and details on innovative projects from cities across the world. The last report was published in 2018.
    • Delhi will now also be part of the World Cities Culture Report.
  • World Cities Culture Finance Report: It is the first comparative analysis of culture financing in world cities. It was first published in 2017. Further, the reports get updated annually.

Source: The Hindu


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