The Intercultural Innovation Award is now open for applications!

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and BMW Group are pleased to announce the fourth edition of the Intercultural Innovation Award. Grassroots initiatives that are working to alleviate identity-based tensions and conflicts around the world using innovative methods are encouraged to apply online at



Ten organizations will receive the Intercultural Innovation Award following a rigorous selection process.  Awardees will be given a financial contribution to help their project expand and replicate, with a first prize of USD 40 000. They will also take part in a one-year support program that includes training and capacity-building, increased visibility, access to a network of change makers working in intercultural dialogue and ongoing project-specific mentoring.

UCLG represents local authorities within the Alliance of Civilisation Group of Friends and has since its creation called for the Alliance members to support local and regional governments in their City Diplomacy efforts both in conflict resolution and promotion of dialogue.

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