November 12, 2017     cib    

Is your city or region a leader in development cooperation? Apply now for the first European prize of cities and regions’ international action, and show the world what your city is doing for sustainable development!

The PLATFORMAwards aim to reward the best city-to-city or region-to-region development cooperation projects, promoting decentralised cooperation and collecting data and indicators from the best European practices.

Apply now

Our online application system on is open until 15 December 2017. All European Union subnational governments are invited to submit their decentralised cooperation activities.

The winners

The first prize winner will be rewarded during a ceremony on 21 March 2018 in Brussels with the production of a video to promote its cooperation project (video value fixed at €10,000). The other selected candidates will win: a study trip to Brussels’ European district with their project counterpart, a one-year access to the PLATFORMA network and international visibility.

Need more info?

Further information and rules & terms are available on

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Talk about it!

Check the website, use the hashtag #PLATFORMAwards and talk to your mayor about this opportunity!


The PLATFORMAwards are organised by PLATFORMA, the European coalition of local and regional governments – and their associations – active in city to city and region to region development cooperation, with the support of the European Commission.