The deadline for Stage A Nominations for the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize 2016 has been extended to 29 May 2015.
Co-organised by the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Singapore and Centre for Liveable Cities, the prize is a biennial international award that honours outstanding achievements and contributions to the creation of liveable, vibrant and sustainable urban communities around the world.
The prize is awarded to cities and recognises their key leaders and organisations for displaying foresight, good governance and innovation in tackling the many urban challenges faced, to bring about social, economic and environmental benefits in a holistic way to their communities.
Past laureates include Bilbao City Hall (2010), City of New York (2012) and City of Suzhou, Jiangsu Province (2014).
Presented at the World Cities Summit, the laureate will receive an award certificate, a gold medallion and a cash prize of S$300,000, sponsored by Keppel Corporation.
The closing date for Stage A and B nominations is 29 May 2015.