13 July, 2021 – The GPM is very proud to announce that GPM Mayors Kurz (Mannheim, Germany, GPM Chair), Rio (Braga, Portugal, GPM Treasurer), Aki-Sawyerr (Freetown, Sierra Leone), and Aboutaleb (Rotterdam, the Netherlands) have been included as finalists for the 2021 World Mayor Prize.
The winners of the 2021 World Mayor Prize and World Mayor Awards will be announced on 14 September 2021. In addition to presenting the bi-annual World Mayor Prize, the City Mayors Foundation, the organizers of the World Project, will honor four mayors for their achievements in fields such as sustainable development, international cooperation, social and economic integration as well as fostering solidarity among citizens. The 2021 World Mayor Project will also recognize the work done by mayors from smaller communities. A special jury award will be conferred on a mayor for perseverance in the face of utmost adversity.
Please refer to this website for background information on finalists.
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