In the Name of the Most High

Call for Urban Best Projects and Practices
Tehran Golden Adobe Global Award 2019

Honorable Mayors,
Distinguished Local and Urban Officials,
 Dear Colleagues, 
As you are well aware Tehran Golden Adobe Global Award is an innovative urban management initiative which was established by Municipality of Tehran and has been held annually since 31 October 2014 coinciding with World Cities Day. This world prominent event has been supported by leading international and professional urban organizations such as Metropolis, UN-Habitat, UCLG, AMF and ISOCARP; and a large number of mayors, high ranking local and urban officials, outstanding scholars and representatives of the professional institutions have had active participation in it.
The Award has targeted promoting livability of cities and citizens' quality of life, expanding the international communication and interaction, improving the capabilities in the field of urban infrastructures and introducing and utilizing the experiences on implementation of better projects and practices in our cities.

 It is expected that this event will lead to good participation in major urban projects and effective exchange of information and know-how.
In this regard, it is a pleasure to invite you to submit and introduce your best urban projects and practices according to the criteria and indicators described in our website. To submit the projects and practices, interested urban official should download relevant forms from, fill in them, and send the completed forms to with relative supplementary documents (photos, films, maps, etc.) to the secretariat of the Award. According to the jury, the projects winning the first to third place in each category, will be awarded Tehran Golden Adobe Global Award trophy and appreciation plaque. Also, the Municipality of Tehran has commitment to facilitate the entrance visa issuance and will cover the travel expenses of the mayor or representative of each winner city including air ticket and local accommodation.
Thank you in advance for the effective participation of your cities in the fourth edition of Tehran Golden Adobe Global Award.
Sincerely yours,


Pirouz Hanachi

Mayor of Tehran