Call for Nominations - 2010 UN-HABITAT Cities Lecture Award; deadline November 30

The deadline for the award will be extended to 30 November 2009.

The selected individual receives an Award of US10,000 and a commemorative plaque signed by the executive director of UN-HABITAT.

Eligibility criteria for the 2010 Award:

  1. Prominent personality within the human settlements field with an international reputation and recognition;
  2. Significant and original contribution to human settlements research, thinking and practice;
  3. Development of cutting-edge, innovative and influential human settlements concepts and approaches; and
  4. Ability to deliver an exciting and thought-provoking lecture.

To nominate a candidate, please submit the following documents to the HS-Net Secretariat (

  1. Full CV of the candidate, including a list of publications; and
  2. Statement of support for the candidate (not more than two pages)

Lecture which will take place during the fifth session of the World Urban Forum to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 22-26 March, 2010. See also