Dubai International Award for Best Practices to Improve the Living Environment

Built Environment, Middle East, News, July 12 2017

The Dubai Municipality and UN-Habitat invite submissions to the 2017 Dubai International Award for Best Practices to Improve the Living Environment.

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The Dubai International Award is recognizing the best efforts in improving the lives of urban residents around the globe. There are initiatives that inspire through their vision, their innovation or their impact – yours could be one of them.

The 2017 award comes at a critical time: with the New Urban Agenda having been signed in October last year, this is a distinct opportunity to highlight effective interventions that are in line with the New Urban Agenda and Sustainable Development Goal 11 – to make cities and communities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. The award is open to the all the different actors to show case their most effective interventions.

The Dubai International Award recognizes significant contributions which:

  • Have a demonstrable and tangible impact on improving people’s quality of life
  • Are the result of effective partnerships between the public, private and civic sectors of society
  • Are socially, culturally, economically and environmentally sustainable

The deadline is August 31, 2017.  To register and submit an application go to

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