The AIPH World Green City Awards competition is open to all city governments, local authorities, and relevant organisations around the world, or local consortiums where city government plays a key role.
Entries will consist of a written statement, made in English, through an online portal and may be complemented by supporting evidence such as images, videos, publications (e.g. copy of a report), letters of support (e.g. from partners).
Any city* around the world can submit entries to the award if the five eligibility criteria below are met:
*We are using the World Bank’s definition, ie: Cities which have a population of at least 50,000 inhabitants in contiguous dense grid cells (>1,500 inhabitants per km2)
22 April 2021: Launch of the award and call for expression of interest.
13 June 2021: Call for entries – the application guidelines and an offline version of the application submission form become available to help entry preparation.
6 September 2021: Application submission opens online for those who have RSVPed.
28 February 2022: Application submission closes at 23.00 UTC.
31 May 2022: Shortlist announced (up to three entries will be shortlisted per award categories). Shortlisted entries may be requested to submit additional information within 30 days.
25 July 2022: Award winners notified.
Mid-September/Early October 2022: Award winners publicly announced at a gala award ceremony.