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.
From the 7th of November onward, it is possible to apply for the UCLG Peace Prize 2019 edition! If you are ready to apply, fill in our application form before April 30th, 2019.
In 2016, the Municipality of Kauswagan won the first UCLG Peace Prize, With their ‘From ams to Farms’ programma. The UCLG Peace Prize is awarded tot project from local governments that stimulate a culture of peace. In the first edition, 44 municipalities applied for the prize, from 22 different countries.