The Access City Award 2023 is open for applications until 8 September 2022 (23:59 CEST). Since 2010, this award has been recognising cities that are making significant efforts to become more accessible for persons with disabilities. The Access City Award 2023 is open to all EU cities of over 50,000 inhabitants, and to urban areas composed of two or more towns with a combined population of over 50,000 inhabitants, if they are in EU countries with fewer than two cities with over 50 000 inhabitants. Participating in the award is a unique opportunity to gain European recognition and visibility and winning cities also receive a financial prize:
• 1st prize: EUR 150,000
• 2nd prize : EUR 120,000
• 3rd prize : EUR 80,000.
Take a look at the website for further information: https://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=88&eventsId=1977&furtherEvents=yes#navItem-1
The most recent winner was Luxembourg City. For examples of initiatives taken by Luxembourg and by last year’s runners-up and winners of special mentions, see the brochure: https://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?catId=738&langId=en&pubId=8462&furtherPubs=yes