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Equality: City of Jönköping in Sweden wins 2021 EU Access City Award

04/12/2020 | 0 comments

Image of Jonkoping EU access city award winner 2021 Brussels, 1 December 2020. (European Commission)

Jönköping, in the south of Sweden, made continuous improvements in both the new and old areas of the city, in collaboration with disability organisations. The city also created a local ‘Access City Award’, for businesses or organisations that worked with their customers to improve accessibility. Out of 50 applications, Jönköping was designated the winner of the 11th edition of the Access City Award at the online ceremony on 1 December 2020.

The city of Bremerhaven in Germany and the city of Gdynia in Poland are the second and third place winners of the 2021 Access City Award.

Poznań in Poland received a special mention for accessibility of public services in times of the pandemic. Two further special mentions were awarded to Komotini in Greece for “accessibility as an opportunity for the whole city” and Florence in Italy for the “built environment”.

Read more about the EU Access City Award.

Download the European Commission Press Release from the right-hand panel in PDF format. 


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Submitted by: Ivor Ambrose
Author(s): European Commission
Language(s): BUL | DA | DE | EL | EN | ES | ET | FI | FR | HRV | HU | IT | LT | LV | MT | NL | PL | PT | RO | SLO | SLV | SV


Publisher: European Commission
Date published on the web: 01/12/2020


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