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Culture is at the core of city recovery say UNESCO and World Bank at World Urban Forum

medellin.jpg Medellin© Kristel_Segeren/Shutterstock 14 February 2018Today across the globe, sixty-six million people are displaced, with one-third of them living in cities. These numbers are expected to grow significantly because of the increased frequency of natural disasters and continued conflicts.  With such challenges, cities need to mainstream culture as an enabler and driver of their post-conflict and post-disaster efforts.    These issues were at the center of the UNESCO-World Bank joint event “Culture, Reconstruction and Recovery” held on 10 February during the World Urban Forum in Kuala…

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