Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris, France, since 2014
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The 2018 World Mayor Prize and Commendations will be conferred on women mayors who have made outstanding and long-lasting contributions to their communities. The organisers wish to show what outstanding women mayors achieve all over the world. By doing so, they hope to encourage more women to contemplate a career in local government and run for political office. The women, who will be awarded the 2018 World Mayor Prize and other honours, will be role models for young women and, indeed, men everywhere. Qualities sought ||| Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris, France, has been longlisted for the 2018 World Mayor Prize. ||| Vote for Mayor Hidalgo |||

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Nominations for
Anne Hidalgo
Mayor of Paris (France)

Nominated by Crepin, Paris
Anne Hidalgo was elected in 2014 with an impressive green program for Paris, including construction renewal and new buildings, non-carbon mobility, start-up incubators, public space enlargement, new cultural projects and participatory budgeting, to improve the quality of citizens’ life. Despite multiple sectoral and conservative oppositions, and political tricks and battles, she is implementing her priorities with determination and willingness for the benefit of the most important part of citizens!
Challenges for Paris: Carbonized mobility is a major factor of local pollution and premature death and diseases for citizens. Anne Hidalgo has decided to exclude diesel vehicles before 2024 and petrol motors before 2030. A classification of polluting motor vehicles is now operational to prohibit progressively the most polluting engines.

Nominated by Antonio S., Paris:
Mayor Hidalgo possess many of the qualities required by World Mayor:
• Conviction that protecting and enhancing the environment is not optional but an absolute must
• Honesty and integrity in decision-making
• Vision for a city that provides future generations of citizens with prosperity, safety and happiness
Challenges for Paris:
• Less ‘dirty’ cars in town notably by prohibiting old cars,
• Priority to clean transportations as bikes (a lot of bike lines), new subway lines, electrical cars....
• Involved in economy with creation of business incubators

Nominated by Jean-Claude B., Paris:
Mayor Hidalgo has described herself as custodian of the most beautiful city in the world but also stressed that first and foremost the city is home to millions of people. Whether Parisians live in the smart parts of the city or the 'banlieues'. Paris must offer them opportunities, cater for their needs and provide for their safety. 'Paris pour tous!'

Nominated by Marion S., Paris:
Anne Hidalgo a lancé les projets "Réinventer Paris" et "Réinventer la Seine". Elle s'engage pour le plan climat, air et énergie de Paris.

Nominated by Winfried K W., Paris:
The Mayor of Paris for a better environment for the city.

Nominated by Gilles D., Paris:
Anne Hidalgo à engagé une lutte courageuse contre la pollution liée aux transports et pour faire de Paris une ville appaisée et encore plus agréable à vivre.
Challenges for Paris: Pollution atmosphérique, la maire propose de réduire, voire supprimer la circulation dans les zones centrales de Paris.

Nominated by Secondi, Paris:
Mayor Hidalgo’s qualities:
• Vision for a city that provides future generations of citizens with prosperity, safety and happiness
• Conviction that protecting and enhancing the environment is not optional but an absolute must
• Caring for disadvantaged groups of citizens

Nominated by Humeau, Paris:
Anne Hidalgo has obtained the best results since 20 years for Paris. She restructures the whole of the transport policy and the installations to limit the sources of pollution
Challenges for Paris:
• Olympics Games - Preparation of city
• Pollution levels reach a peak

Nominated by JCB, France:
The Mayor of Paris is very competent in the post and contributed very certainly to the attribution of the Summer Olympics for Paris.
Challenges for Paris: One of these big challenge is to return cleaner Paris with less automobile pollution and the ban on cars on riverside expressways is the illustration.

Nominated by Joel R., France:
Mayor Anne Hidalgo is fantastically acting for sustainable growth and with strong convictions and great consistency.
Challenges for Paris: • Less cars in the city • Paris Quai urbanisation • Alternated circulation.

Nominated by Anais T., Paris:
Anne Hidalgo fights for the future of our children with courage and determination. She's inspiring. Every day.
Challenges for Paris: She fights against pollution by making less cars driving inside Paris and she gave back to the pedestrians the wharfs of the Seine.