Rewarding initiatives of cities, NGOs and schools seeking to prevent and reduce obesity in children and young people (6-18 years)
The European Commission dedicates this year’s EU Health Award to initiatives of cities, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and schools that contributed or are contributing to a higher level of public health in the European Union through preventing and reducing obesity in children and young people. Practices submitted under this call must not have ended before 1 January 2016. These initiatives can be terminated or still be ongoing at the moment of the launch of the call for applications.
Three initiatives per category will be shortlisted, and one initiative per category will be recognised as outstanding and will receive a prize of EUR 100 000:
• Prize for the winning City: EUR 100 000
• Prize for the winning NGO: EUR 100 000
• Prize for the winning School: EUR 100 000
All further details including the eligibility, exclusion, selection and award criteria, as well as the award rules are available on the EU Health Award website.
Applications should be submitted through the online submission form at the latest by 13 May 2019 at 11.00 (morning) CET, Brussels time.