The title of Lviv Honorary Ambassador is assigned for two years to people who, using their authority and professional knowledge, contribute to the international promotion of Lviv as a competitive meetings destination.
The key tasks of Ambassadors are active promotion of scientific, business, cultural and tourist potential of the city as well as initiation of new international congresses and conferences in Lviv.
Honorary Ambassador shouldn’t be a native of Lviv. A significant factor is his / her tight liaison with the city as a result of living, studying or working here, commitment to the city that effectively contributes to its development and promotion. The key factors are the candidate’s personal involvement in organizing and attracting international conferences to Lviv.
Other selection criteria taken into account are personal and professional qualities (respect in the professional field with a good reputation on both national and international arenas, fluent English), active membership in professional associations and potential expansion of local representation in them.
Candidates themselves can apply for “Lviv Honorary Ambassador” title. They can also be nominated by universities, tourism organizations, associations, local government, NGOs and leaders in the field of science, politics, business, IT, culture. To nominate a person for Lviv Honorary Ambassador, one needs to submit the application form (also available on the Program’s website) and send two recommendation letters.