The International Award UCLG - Mexico City - Culture 21, organised by Mexico City and the UCLG´s Committee on Culture, has been presented. The aim of this initiative is to award both cities and individuals notable for their contribution to culture as a pillar of sustainable development, strengthening dissemination and local implementation of the Agenda 21 for culture. For both awards, for cities and personalities, candidacies will be accepted until 31 March 2014.
The participation and selection criteria are detailed in the competition dossier. The UCLG Committee on Culture, chaired by Lille Métropole is a world platform consisting of cities, organisations and networks with the common purpose of cooperating and promoting policies and programmes on the role of culture in sustainable development.