The Prize celebrates successful initiatives undertaken by local governments and stimulates others to follow suit. Moreover, it aims at generating international public attention for the role local governments play in ensuring sustainable and peaceful development. The third edition of the UCLG Peace Prize has been launched. The finalists of the 2022 UCLG Peace Prize are Mersin, Mishiha, Monterrey, Palmira and Recife. To learn more about the peace initatives go to news.The Prize will be awarded at the UCLG World Congress in Daejeon, Korea, from 10 – 14 October.