The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) announces a partnership with the World Organisation of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) in support of the AIPH World Green City Awards.
AIPH initiated the Green City awards to bring wide recognition to the value of plants in urban areas and create an enabling environment to shape and nurture a strategic shift in city planning and governance. Through the Awards and their Green City Programme, AIPH promotes awareness of the urgent need for urban greening and the essential role of plants in creating vibrant urban areas. AIPH’s mission is to develop an international standard for green cities as well as being a focal point for green city best practice and a source of expertise.
UCLG, as the largest global network of cities and local, regional, and metropolitan governments and their associations, is committed to representing, defending, and amplifying the voices of local and regional governments to leave no-one and no place behind. UCLG is the voice of Local and Regional Governments from all over the world.
“Much of the success of the AIPH World Green City Awards will be attributed to the reach and influence of our supporting partners. Given the extensive global network of cities that comprise UCLG, we anticipate impressive interest in the Awards from local governments around the world. We are proud to see this partnership take shape and look forward to seeing it grow from strength to strength as we collaborate to amplify the voice and unique role of cities on the global stage.”- Mr Tim Briercliffe, Secretary General, AIPH
AIPH, UCLG, and the Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments invite all cities, large and small, to demonstrate their ambitious commitments to nature and showcase their innovative actions which contribute to achieving global agendas by entering the AIPH World Green City Awards.