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The 2019 Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements Awards Ceremony (SCAHSA) once again became a highlight of the event. 26 organizations and individuals from around the world were commended, such as City of Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain; Wuhan Changjiang New Town Starting Area Urban Design; Mara Naboisho Conservancy, Masai Mara; Zoma Museum, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Greenway planning and design: Growing an Urban Mosaic in Saint Louis; Li Zhenguo, Founder and CEO of LONGi Green Energy Technology; well-known architect Mick Pearce; Guiyang•Sunac City; Social housing project from Johannesburg. The complete list of award winners can be accessed by clicking the link: In the meantime, the International Green Model City Initiative welcomed new partners through presenting commemorative plaque to Wuhan Changjiang New Town Administration Committee, China; City of Quezon, the Philippines; City of Johannesburg, South Africa; City of Accra, Ghana; Forest City, Malaysia; Red Star Macalline Group, China, and others.
Global Model for Sustainable Development
Cambodia Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone
Global Model of Green Commercial Complex
Aegean Place of Red Star Macalline Holding Group, Shanghai, China
Global Green Model Community
China State Construction Engineering Corporation • Top Mansion
South Hills Mixed Income Housing Development, Johannesburg, South Africa


 Pam O'Connor, Former Mayor of City of Santa Monica, U.S.A.

Global Low-Carbon Ecological Scenic Spot
Remaking the Landscape: Life Pletera, Spain
Global Human Settlements Award on Planning and Design
Plataran L’Harmonie West Bali National Park, Indonesia
Mara Naboisho Conservancy, Masai Mara, Kenya


Dr. Taj Hamad, Vice Chairman of Global Forum on Human Settlements, Secretary General of Universal Peace Federation International 

Global Human Settlements Outstanding Contribution Award
Mr. Li Zhenguo, Founder and CEO of LONGi Green Energy Technology Co., Ltd. 
Mr. Mick Pearce, well-known architect, expert on biomimicry
Sheikh Khaled Bin Zayed Al Nehayan, Chairman and Founder of the Bin Zayed Group
Professor Dr. Maneeratana Sawasdiwat Na Ayutthaya, Associate Fellow, Fine Arts Department, The Royal Society of Thailand

Mr. Zhang Keping, Visiting Professor, Tsinghua University, former Chief of Information and Radio Bureau, Wuxi City, China


 Mr. Raila Odinga, former Prime Minister of Kenya, High Representative for Infrastructure Development at the African Union Commission 

Global Human Settlements Award on Planning and Design
Nanhai New District Citizen Cultural Center, City of Weihai city, China
Wuhan Changjiang New Town Starting Area Urban Design
The Landscape Design of People Eco-park, City of Chongqing
Guiyang·Sunac City
+StL: Growing an Urban Mosaic, United States of America


Mr. Choudhury Mohanty, Coordinator of Environment Programme, UNCRD/UN DESA 

Global Human Settlements Award on Planning and Design

The Sino Park, City of Changshu, China
Eco-Smart City by China State Construction Engineering Corporation in City of Changde
Zoma Museum, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Masdar City, UAE
Jiangyu Dream Town, City of Nanning


Mr. Arab Hoballah, Senior Sustainability Expert,former Chief, Sustainable Lifestyles, Cities and Industry Branch, UNEP

Global Green City
City of Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain 
Global Green Smart City
Country Garden Forest City, Malaysia
Global Model of Smart City 
Udaipur Smart City, India
Eskişehir Tepebaşı Smart City, Turkey


Mr. Oliver Chinganya, Director of African Centre for Statistics; and OiC of Technology, Climate Change and Natural Resources Management Division, UNECA 

Group shot of the awarders and awardees,  GFHS 2019, September 6,

UN Conference Center in Addis Ababa