The City of Lima has won the 15th Best Practice in Citizen Participation Award

The results of the IOPD Award were announced during the UCLG World Council held within the framework of the Smart City Expo World Congress.

This year, 51 nominations were submitted and then evaluated by a jury of experts after having passed a first stage of evaluation by peers.

The jury decided that the winning experience was LIMA JOVEN ACCIONA, from the Metropolitan Municipality of Lima as a complete and integral strategy to promote the engagement of youth in economical, social and political life and its political accommodation through the institutional local democracy system.




A special mention was also awarded to five experiences that were highly valued by the jury:

  • Ankara (Turkey): Citizens of Ankara Re-assemble!
  • Göteborg (Sweden): Your Idea: citizens' budget in collaboration 
  • Milan (Italy): Participatory process of the Air and Climate Plan
  • Mexico City (Mexico): Social Canteen Programme - Community Canteen Modality 
  • Rio de Janeiro (Brazil): Social participation for the elaboration of the Sustainable Development and Climate Action Plan

IOPD thanks all the participants to this 15th edition of the Award and invites you to read and discover all these inspiring experiences!