In cities & regions' international action
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
You are a town, city, province or region of the European Union cooperating with at least one local or regional government from a partner country (in Africa, Asia, Latin & South America, Eastern Europe or the Middle East)
Your partnership contributes to the mutual development of the parties and specifically contributes to the implementation of one or several of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Members of the jury select three winners from among the nominees. The following themes will be particularly monitored:
Strategic approach, objectives and local impact
Local democracy and active citizenship
Development effectiveness and policy coherence
Innovation and creativity
Communication and promotion
Win the production of a €20,000 video to promote your cooperation project (first prize only)
Win a trip to attend the PLATFORMAwards’ ceremony on 6 December 2022 in Grenoble (France)
Get access to the PLATFORMA network and expertise in workshops and conferences
Applications are open from 16 May 2022 to 31 July 2022
PLATFORMA secretariat checks if the admission criteria are respected and if the entry form is complete
The jury composed by European elected representatives and high-level practitioners of development cooperation meets to select the winners
The winners of the third PLATFORMAwards are announced during a ceremony to be hold on 6 December 2022 in Genoble (France).
To guarantee a transparent and fair selection, an independent jury will choose the winners among shortlisted candidates on the basis a selection grid and their own experience.
The jury is composed of European elected representatives, practitioners of development cooperation and partners of CEMR and PLATFORMA.
Member of the European Parliament, Vice-President of the committee on Development (DEVE)
Deputy-Mayor for International cooperation & Europe at the City of Genoble (France)
Mayoress of Espluges de Llobregat (Spain), Deputy to the Presidency, Delegate for International Relations at Diputació de Barcelona (DIBA), PLATFORMA spokesperson
Managing director at EU40
Mayor of the 2nd District of Porto Novo (Benin), UCLG Africa
Director, City Diplomacy Lab at Columbia Global Centers | Paris
CEMR Secretary General
IS YOUR LOCAL GOVERNMENT A LEADER IN DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION?
Apply now, and inspire other cities and regions.