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The Dubai International Best Practices Award for Sustainable Development is looking for the most innovative practices around the globe that improve the living environment with $1M worth of prizes to be awarded at the Dubai Expo 2020.

Award categories include:

  1. Urban Regeneration and Public Spaces: This category caters towards addressing the cities of the future; finding ways in which cities ensure to provide affordable housing and access to food, water, clean air, mobility, public life and nature for continuously more numerous urban populations.
  2. Construction of Sustainable, Innovative and Smart Buildings: This category caters towards finding sustainable, innovative, and smart projects for the development of smart buildings in order to limit environmental impact, increase human well-being and contribute to the achievement of sustainable development goals.
  3. Sustaining Urban Food Systems: This category caters towards systemic change and much-improved access to food by all people while maintaining a strong connection between food production, storage and supply to local, regional and global beneficiaries showing an impact on human settlements.
  4. Addressing Climate Change and Reducing Pollution: This category caters towards solutions addressing climate change, pollution reduction, and the protection of thriving biodiversity including long-term governance mechanics, stakeholder participation and circular economy. 
  5. Urban Infrastructure Planning and Management: This category caters towards finding sustainable, innovative, and smart projects for the development of smart buildings in order to limit environmental impact, increase human well-being and contribute to the achievement of sustainable development goals.

Who can apply? The award is open to all sectors: national and regional governments, local authorities and their associations, non-governmental organizations, multilateral agencies, community-based organizations, research and academic institutions, public and private foundations, media entities and individuals.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 30 APRIL 2020

For further details and the application: https://www.dubaiaward.ae/

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Thursday, 30 April, 2020 (All day)
Publication date: 
17/02/2020
Publication Organisation: 
UN-HABITAT and Dubai Municipality
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