Find out the 15 cities that take the lead in URBAN Innovation

UCLG Community on Urban Innovation

The UCLG Community on Urban Innovation together with the Guangzhou Award Secretariat and Guangzhou Institute for Urban Innovation are planning to conduct a series of  study tours to the fifteen short-listed cities and local authorities presented to the 2nd Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation

The second cycle of the Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation, co-sponsored  by UCLG and Metropolis along with the city of Guangzhou, attracted 259 entries from 177 cities worldwide in November last year. Of these entries, 15 were elected by an independent Technical Committee as outstanding initiatives. All fifteen local authorities were invited to a present their initiatives during an international conference on learning from urban innovation after which an international jury selected the

The study tours will include scholars, local & regional officials as well as media from around the world.  These15 cities will be our target destinations for the months to come starting in April 2015. The purpose of these tours is to compile more in depth case studies  and documentation and to  promote peer learning within the UCLG network. UCLG members are welcome to join us in this endeavor.

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Source: UCLG Community on Urban Innovation