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EUROCITIES awards 2016 - shortlist announced!

  • cooperation
  • culture
  • economy
  • environment
  • knowledge society
  • mobility

Nine cities have been shortlisted for the 2016 EUROCITIES awards, across three different categories.

The awards showcase outstanding achievements by our member cities in the delivery of local activities or practices which improve the quality of life for citizens. The theme of the awards changes every year in line with the theme of our annual conference. 

This year's awards will relate to the EUROCITIES 2016 Milan conference theme, 'Sharing cities', following the three permanent categories: cooperation, innovation and participation. 

This year, the following cities have been shortlisted: 


Helsinki – Climate Street

Nice – Urban health living lab

Zaragoza – La Colaboradora


Athens - Synathina

Glasgow – Co-operative Glasgow

Utrecht – Solar car charging


Amsterdam – Open Borough

Gijon – Citizen participation and open government

Leeds – Migrant access project

The three winners will be announced at a ceremony in Milan on 17 November. Descriptions of the shortlisted entries will be available soon on the conference website: