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In the framework of the 2016 Executive Bureau of UCLG, in Kazan (Republic of Tatarstan, Russia), the Councillor on Culture
of Mexico City, and co-president of the Committee on Culture of UCLG, Mr. Eduardo Vázquez Martín, officially announced
the winners of the 2nd edition of the International Award UCLG - Mexico City - Culture 21.

The Jury of the 2nd edition of the International Award have decided that the winners were:

fletxa   For the category "City, Local or Regional Government": the City of Timbuktu (Mali), with the programme "Cultural heritage
      and reinvigoration of socio-economic activities in Timbuktu" (project note); and the City of Vaudreuil-Dorion (Quebec,
      Canada) with the programme "I am... The adventure of one community in the middle of a transformation" (project note).

fletxa   For the category "Individual": Jon Hawkes (biographical note) and Silvia Rivera Cusicanqui (biographical note).

The Jury also decided to make special mention to the following projects:

fletxa   Busan (Republic of Korea) for the programme "Historic Downtown Culture Cluster TOTATOGA".

fletxa   Dakar (Senegal) for the programme "School of Commons".

fletxa   Kaunas (Lithuania), for the project "The Šančiai Cabbage Field Project – small scale seeks big transformation"

fletxa   Lake Mégantic (Quebec, Canada) for the programme "Rebuilding Lake Mégantic"

fletxa   Montevideo (Uruguay) for the programme "Cultural Co-Management Civic Centre: SACUDE"