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The International Conference on Learning Cities, organized by UNESCO and the authorities of the host city, provides an platform for mayors, city education executives and experts from all over the world to communicate their expertise in building learning cities, learn from others’ experiences, forge partnerships and create synergies.
The goal of the conference is to take stock of the achievements and continue the expansion of services for the construction of sustainable learning cities worldwide with the aim of contributing to social cohesion, besides economic and environmental sustainability. It will be an opportunity for cities around the world to share their experiences in the process of building themselves as learning cities, know the experiences of others, forge alliances and create synergies. The Conference will inspect the progress in building learning cities in communities around the world and their progress in the establishment and expansion of the Global Network of Learning Cities from the 1st ICLC held in Beijing. Finally, the Conference will recognize and reward the efforts of those cities that have made exemplary progress in implementing the approach of learning cities.
Mayors, civil servants, people in charge of education in various cities, academics, representatives of UN agencies, partners in the Global Network of Learning Cities, nongovernmental organizations and multinational enterprises.
A Learning City is a city which effectively mobilizes its resources in every sector in order to:
Allowing empowerment and social cohesion, individual empowerment, economic development and cultural prosperity, and sustainable development in the cities
The first International Conference on Learning Cities was held in Beijing in 2013. It was organized by the UNESCO, the Ministry of Education of China and the municipal government of Beijing. The conference gathered more than 550 mayors, people in charge of education in cities and experts from 102 different countries.
Here you can check notes generated on the conference by the organizers, as well as a preliminary agenda and important documents that will give you all the key elements to fully understand the Second International Conference on Learning Cities, which the theme "Construction of Sustainable Learning Cities"
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