UCLG is pleased to invite to all its members to participate in the 2014 Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation (the Guangzhou Award). The Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation is co-sponsored by the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), the World Association of the Major Metropolises (Metropolis) and the City of Guangzhou. The aim of the Guangzhou Award is to recognize innovation in improving social, economic and environmental sustainability in cities and regions and, in so doing, to advance the prosperity and quality of life of their citizens. Presented biennially, the award encourages innovation in public policy, projects, business models and practices.
The Guangzhou Award will be discerned to five (5) cities for each award cycle. Each of the winning cities will receive a USD 20,000 cash prize, a trophy and a commemorative certificate.
November 2014 - Final selection by the Jury; the Guangzhou Award Ceremony
July-August 2014 -Technical Committee evaluation
30 June 2014 - Submission deadline
31 May 2014 - Registration deadline
The 2012 Guangzhou Award Winners (in alphabetical order)
For more information, check out the submission guidelines for 2014 or please contact the Guangzhou Award Secretariat at:
Tel: +86 20 66289390
Fax: +86 20 66289391