The Jean-Paul L’Allier Prize for Heritage – Deadline set for the cities to submit their candidacy to the OWHC: August 31, 2013
The Jean-Paul L’Allier Prize for Heritage
This prize is awarded every second year by the Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC) to a city that is a member in good standing of the OWHC, and that has distinguished itself by an achievement in terms of conservation, enhancement or management of property inscribed on the World Heritage List, and that is located on its territory.
To participate in this competition, the cities that are members in good standing of the OWHC must have paid annually their contribution for the last three years. A city that has been on UNESCO’s World Heritage List for less than three years may also register for this international competition, provided it has paid its contribution annually to the OWHC since its was recognized by the UNESCO.
The purpose of the prize is to recognize and to reward the achievement of a member city of the OWHC in terms of conservation, enhancement, or management of property inscribed on the World Heritage List, and that is located on the territory of the candidate city.
The achievement must have been implemented during the last two years directly by the candidate city or by a person or an organization supported, directed or influenced by the candidate city. If the achievement was not implemented directly by the candidate city, the latter’s participation must have been significant in the implementation.
If the candidacy file submitted does not meet the requirements, the candidacy will be considered ineligible for the Jean-Paul-L’Allier Prize for Heritage. No additional document will be analyzed by the jury.
Prize to the winning city
An honorary certificate will be awarded to the mayor of the winning city or to his or her representative at the opening ceremony of the World Congress of the OWHC that will be held in Oaxaca, Mexico, from November 19 to 22, 2013.
The winning city will receive financial support from the OWHC of up to $3,000 CAN for the design and installation of an honorary plaque marking the obtainment of the Jean-Paul-L’Allier Prize for Heritage.
The winning city and its project will benefit from worldwide promotion on the Web site of the OWHC.
An interview with the mayor of the winning city will be broadcast on the Web Site of the OWHC.
Presentation of the cities that have participated in the Jean-Paul-L’Allier Prize for Heritage at the World Congress of the OWHC
There is no limit as to the number of consecutive years for which a city may be a candidate.
The OWHC reserves the right not to award the prize for a given year.
August 31, 2013
September and October 2013: Study of the candidacies by the international jury
November 19, 2013: Award of the Jean-Paul-L’Allier Prize for Heritage at the opening ceremony of the 12th World Congress of the OWHC in Oaxaca, Mexico.
To participate to the 2013 Jean-Paul L’Allier prize for Heritage, please find below: