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MARCH 2020


Special features on water security & involving children in city planning
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic and taking into considerations travel restrictions, safety and well-being of participants, the announcement of 2020 Prize Laureate will be postponed to a later date. | More info

WATER-WISE:
TACKLING WATER INSECURITY


About a quarter of the world's population live in extremely water-stressed areas, and many cities have already experienced severe water shortages. To protect themselves, more cities are aiming to soak up more rainfall and store more water, tap digitalisation and artificial intelligence to reduce pipe leaks, and encourage residents to conserve more water through regulations and smart technologies. | Feature story »

CHILD IN THE CITY

 
Nearly one in three people living in cities and towns today is a child. To create more child-friendly cities and encourage civic participation from a young age, governments are experimenting ways to engage them, while making their cities more inclusive which will also benefit other vulnerable groups. | Full story » 

CASE STUDY 05:
RE-PURPOSING PUBLIC
RIGHT OF WAY
 

Under its overall strategy to encourage active living, reduce carbon emissions and create more walkable communities, New York City is redistributing its road spaces in this ongoing initiative to create more sustainable modes of walking and biking, and new spaces for recreation and rest, while simultaneously calming traffic and improving safety. | Read the case study »

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About the Prize
A biennial international award that honours outstanding achievements and contributions to the creation of liveable, vibrant and sustainable urban communities around the world. | More info »

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Secretariat: Urban Redevelopment Authority
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