9th event of idea creation to be held with students

"The registration of 2,095 ideas in the ninth event of the idea creation indicates a threefold increase in the participation of students compared to the same period last year," The head of Isfahan Municipality's Center for Creativity and Innovation said.

Iran (IMNA) - "The ninth event of "Idea Creation for City" in Isfahan initiated in a situation when all public and private schools are closed due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic." Vahid Mahdavian noted.

He added, "According to the mission of the Center for Creativity and Innovation in laying the groundwork for receiving citizens' ideas and identifying the creative walks of life in the city, and following the announcement of the municipal waste organization to use new ideas for creative management in Isfahan, the ninth idea cup have been held with the cooperation of Isfahan's Education Department."

Mahdavian ended, "The municipality of Isfahan is trying to change its administrative attitude toward the city, and underscore the participation of citizens in municipal management to solve urban issues, and in other words, create a dynamic urban discourse between citizens and the urban management board, which is one of the important features of creative cities."

A creative city can encourage creativity among its inhabitants and provide them the required context for implementing their ideas. Such concept has been adopted by urban authorities worldwide, and motivated plenty of creative people to make their cities more "innovative".

Citizens can provide city administrative board with valuable information; Smart citizen can easily bring innovative solutions in various domains such as environment, economy, mobility, and safety as they are considered as the end users in the city.

According to Enyedi, dialogue between decision makers and local inhabitants is a pre-requisite for sustainable urban development.

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