The year 2020 marks the 5th cycle of the Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation (Guangzhou Award). The Guangzhou Award serves as a platform for the sharing and exchange of innovative practices in the local implementation of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and New Urban Agenda (NUA). Its objective is to contribute to the creation of inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable cities and human settlements.
- 1st June: Early Bird subscription deadline. Cities submitting their applications by the early bird deadline have the opportunity to receive feedback and advice on how to improve their submissions.
- 1st July: Final submission deadline
- July 2020: Evaluation by the Technical Committee | Release of the 15 shortlisted cities* and 30 Deserving cities
- September to October 2020: Online vote: The city of your choice
- October 2020: International Seminar on Learning from Urban Innovation | Final assessment by the jury | Award ceremony | Global Mayor’s Forum
For further details, please visit the web pages below: