WORLD ASSEMBLY OF ISLAMIC CITIES (WAIC)
Towards a Prosperous Urban Future For All
INTERNATIONAL SUSTAINABLE ISLAMIC CITIES AWARD (ISICA)
At the 1st World Assembly of Islamic Cities held in August 2013, over 300 participants agreed on the Qazvin Declaration which called for a number of important initiatives including the establishment of an annual award. The purpose of the award is to recognize remarkable efforts of Islamic Cities in realizing the goal of sustainable city development. Through the generous support of the Municipality of Qazvin, in partnership with the City Bank Of Iran, the award will be formally launched in Dec., 2015, as a means of highlighting exemplary approaches to improving the quality of life and the urban fabric.
An International jury comprised of 7 members selected from mayors, and UN Agencies representatives will select the award winners.
CHAIR OF THE AWARD
The Chair of the World Assembly of Islamic Cities serves as the overall Chair of the Award.
THEME OF THE AWARD
Theme of the award is founded based on CPI Criteria. CPI is is an innovative approach to city measurements developed by UN-Habitat. The CPI measures prosperity across six dimensions – productivity, infrastructure, quality of life, equity and social inclusion, environmental sustainability and governance and legislation
CHAIR OF THE STEERING COMMITTEE
The Chair of the Steering Committee will be selected by the Chair of the World Assembly of Islamic Cities from among its members.
AWARD STEERING COMMITTEE
The council proposes the broad objectives and strategies of the award. It is comprised of 9 members including 1 representative from UN-Habitat, 1 representative from UNEP, 1 representative from UNESCO, two religious science experts, 2 urban science experts, the representative of the chairman of WAIC and the representative of International City Leaders.
Note: The Award will cover accommodation and transportation costs of the steering committee members.
AWARD CATEGORIES AND VALUE
|Category||Ranking||No. of Winners||Prize|
|Gold Medal||1||1||Letter of Appreciation, U$50,000|
|Silver Medal||2||1||Letter of Appreciation, U$30,000|
|Bronze Medal||3||1||Letter of Appreciation, U$20,000|
|Personal Medal||4||10||Letter of Appreciation, U$3,000|
City Bank of Iran
The Steering Committee is charged with the responsibility of preparing a procedure to enable the participation of additional partners. Newly identified participating organizations of the Steering Committee will be present for the next cycle of the award.
AWARD PLATINUM SPONSOR
Shahr-e Atieh Investment Company
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