ICLEI European Secretariat

ICLEI European Secretariat


22 November 2017
Transformative Action Award Ceremony, 2017
Brussels, Belgium
- European Committee of the Regions (CoR)
On 22 November 2017 at 12.30 (CEST), the award ceremony of the 2017 Transformative Action Award will take place at the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) in Brussels (Belgium). The award ceremony, organised by ICLEI and funded by the Basque Country and the City of Aalborg (Denmark), rewards current or concluded Transformative Actions that address the pathways of the Basque Declaration related to three categories: socio-cultural transformation, socio-economic transformation, and technological transformation.

The shortlisted candidates for this year’s award include: Mannheim, (Germany), for making energy and climate measures more visible; Nilüfer, (Turkey), for using neighbourhood committees to increase civic engagement; Udaltalde 21, Nerbioi-Ibaizabal, (Spain), for joining forces for a common sustainability agenda in neighbouring municipalities; and Zaragoza, (Spain), for turning citizens into “city makers”, through putting their ideas into action.

For press and media inquiries, contact Sean.Carroll@iclei.org.

For more information about the Transformative Action Award and the shortlisted candidates, visit the website.