Award 1st edition 2013-2014
The awards Ceremony of the first edition of the "International Award UCLG – MEXICO City – Culture 21" took place on 12th November 2014. The events were hosted by Mexico City (Mexico).
The winners of the first edition of the Award were the City of Belo Horizonte in the category "City", and, ex-aequo, Manuel Castells and Farida Shaheed in the category "Individual".
Watch now the videos of presentation and promotion of the first edition of the International Award:
The jury of the 1st edition of the "International Award UCLG – MEXICO City – Culture 21" selected the City of Belo Horizonte, and its project "Arena da cultura" as the winner of the Category "City and Local Government":
The jury of the "International Award CGLU – MEXICO City – Culture 21" selected Manuel Castells and Farida Shaheed as ex-aequo winners of the Category "Individual":
The award will recognise an original policy, programme or project that explicitly includes the principles of Agenda 21 for culture. The action awarded should count on, at least, two years of execution and have documented proof of the impact and the successes achieved.
A city, local or regional government will only be able to present one bid.
In 2013-2014, 56 participated to the first edition of the Award:
For the 1st edition 2013-2014 of the “International Award UCLG - MEXICO City - Culture 21” the Jury was formed by five members and international experts:
Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas Solórzano
General Coordinator for International Affairs of Mexico City (president)
Professor and researcher in cultural policies and management, and expert in Agenda 21 for culture
Secretary of the 2005 UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions
President of the Committee on Culture of UCLG
Director of the Programme on Urban Studies at the National Autonomous University of Mexico – UNAM
Check out the presentation, the detailed report and the communiqué of the Jury for the 1st edition: