The Junta de Andalucía (Regional Government of Andalusia, Spain), through the Three Cultures of the Mediterranean Foundation, has lauched the call for the 1st Edition of the Mediterranean Awards, under the auspices of the Intermediterranean Commission of the Conference of Peripheral and Maritime Regions.
These Mediterranean Awards are created as a tool to make visible the best practices in the Mediterranean in the areas included in the European and Mediterranean agenda. The objective of these Awards, which are born now with a marked character of enduring over time, is to recognize the work of people and / or institutions, companies and other organisations that with their trajectory have contributed to boosting the Mediterranean identity, promoting sustainable and integrated development on all its shores, fostering peace, intercultural and interreligious dialogue in the Mediterranean basin, focusing on the elements that are common to us in order to overcome what separates us.
Candidates can submit their own nominations or be proposed by a third party in one or both of the existing categories. Nominations by candidates or by third parties may be submitted by national, regional or local governments; academic and cultural institutions; members of the jury, companies and other organisations or any person acting on his/her own behalf, from anywhere in the world.
The awarded persons and / or institutions, companies and other organisations must necessarily belong to one of the Mediterranean riparian countries: Spain, France, Monaco, Italy, Malta, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Palestine, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco. Likewise, Jordan and Mauritania are included as members of ARLEM (The Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly) and Portugal.
Applications, together with the required documentation, must be sent by filling in the form for this purpose hosted on the Awards website. Likewise, a letter of candidacy will be sent through the mentioned form in any of the following languages: Spanish, English or French.
The electronic mail firstname.lastname@example.org will be the contact address to report any technical incident or query in relation to these Awards.