The award

Category "City"

3rd edition 2017-2018

Category "Individual"

3rd edition 2017-2018

News

WINNERS: Lyon and Seongbuk as Cities and Basma ElHusseiny and Patrice Meyer-Bisch as Individuals.
On Friday 25 May 2018, during the UCLG Executive Bureau in Strasbourg (France) the winners on the 3 rd edition of the International Award UCLG - Mexico City...

WINNERS: Lyon and Seongbuk as Cities and Basma ElHusseiny and Patrice Meyer-Bisch as Individuals.
On Friday 25 May 2018, during the UCLG Executive Bureau in Strasbourg (France) the winners on the 3 rd edition of the International Award UCLG - Mexico City - Culture 21 were announced by the Mexico City. Check out more on the winners in both categories, as well as the special mentions accorded by the Jury.

The Award Ceremony will take place on 18-20 October 2018 in Mexico City. This event will also be the occasion to organise an International Seminar on 'Cultural Rights in the City', and to celebrate the 15th annual meeting of UCLG Committee on Culture.

The abstracts of the 99 applications received have been gathered in the document aside, and can be separately downloaded from this map.

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99 applications - Abstracts

Rules

The objective of the International Award 'UCLG – MEXICO CITY – Culture 21' is, to recognise leading cities and individuals that have distinguished themselves through their contribution to culture as a key dimension in sustainable cities.

The International Award 'UCLG – MEXICO CITY – Culture 21' has two categories: the City / Local...

The objective of the International Award 'UCLG – MEXICO CITY – Culture 21' is, to recognise leading cities and individuals that have distinguished themselves through their contribution to culture as a key dimension in sustainable cities.

The International Award 'UCLG – MEXICO CITY – Culture 21' has two categories: the City / Local or Regional Government Award, which recognises a city, local or regional government the cultural policy of which has contributed significantly to linking the values of culture (heritage, diversity, creativity and transmission of knowledge) with democratic governance, citizen participation and sustainable development, and the Individual Award, which recognises an internationally renowned individual who has made a funda­mental contribution to the relationship between culture and sustainable development.

The Rules of the International Award 'UCLG – MEXICO CITY – Culture 21' are available in English, French, Spanish, and Russian.

Calendar

  • 2 November 2017
    Launch of the call for applications
  • 16 March 2018
    Deadline for submission of applications
  • 11-12 May 2018
    Selection of winners
  • 23-26 May 2018
    Announcement of the winners
  • 18-20 October 2018
    Award Ceremony and International Seminar on 'Cultural Rights in the City'