Access City Award 2024: applications are open
This European award recognises cities which have undertaken outstanding work to become more accessible for persons with disabilities.
The 2024 Access City Award is organised by the European Commission in partnership with the European Disability Forum.
This edition will have a special mention for cities whose work on accessibility is aligned with the values of the New European Bauhaus: sustainability, aesthetics, and inclusiveness.
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Winning cities receive a financial prize:
The Access City Award is open to
Download the latest Rules of Contest of the Access City Award. The Rules of Contest must be adhered to in order for applicant cities to submit eligible applications
The juries will consider measures taken and planned in the following areas:
The winners will be announced at an award ceremony during the European Day of Persons with Disabilities conference taking place on 30 November and 1 December 2023.
Prepare your application now in the application portal. The deadline to apply is 18 September 2023 at 12:00 CEST (noon).
Please carefully read the guidance note for applicants before you apply. It will help you fill in the sections in the application form correctly and describe your activities successfully.
For more details visit: European Commission website.