Invitation to Join the Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation

By LCP Secretariat
June 23, 2020

Reference No. (2020-06-23)

FOR : All Honorable City Mayors in Luzon
FROM : The LCP Executive Director
RE : Invitation to Join the Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation
DATE: 23 June 2020



Philippine cities are invited to join the fifth cycle of the Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation (Guangzhou Award), a knowledge sharing system for sustainable urban development that aims to recognize innovation in improving social, economic, and environmental sustainability in cities.


If your city has ongoing or recently completed innovative initiatives related the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the commitments under the New Urban Agenda, or even programs that respond to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, you may register and submit your city entries by visiting


The Guangzhou Award will be bestowed to up to five (5) cities for each award cycle. Each winning city will receive a USD 20,000 cash prize, a trophy, and a commemorative certificate. Winners are also invited to attend special events including the Global Mayors’ Forum and the award ceremony to be held in 2021.


The deadline for the ‘early bird’ submission of entries is on 30 September 2020, while the final submission deadline is on 31 October 2020. Please visit or refer to the attached email invitation for further information about the award.



Atty. Shereen Gail Yu-Pamintuan

LCP Executive Director


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