UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development 2019 (USD $50,000 prize)
Deadline: April 30, 2019
The call for nominations for the fifth edition of the UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is now open. The UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) honours outstanding projects by individuals, institutions and organizations related to ESD.
The Prize annually rewards three outstanding ESD projects and programmes. Governments of all Member States as well as non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in official partnership with UNESCO are now invited to nominate up to three individuals, institutions or organizations engaged in ESD for the 2019 edition.
The UNESCO-Japan Prize was established in 2014 in the framework of the GAP, and is generously funded by the Government of Japan. This year’s winners will be announced by the Director-General of UNESCO in September.
- The Prize winners will receive USD 50,000 each;
- In addition to receiving the monetary award at an official ceremony in Paris, all winners will be invited to join the Partner Networks of the Global Action Programme on ESD.
- Nominees could be individuals, institutions, organizations or other entities engaged in Education for Sustainable Development (ESD);
- Nominations must focus on a specific ESD project or programme of the nominee;
- Nominations can be submitted to the Director-General of UNESCO by Governments of Member States via their Permanent Delegation to UNESCO, and by Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in official partnership with UNESCO. Each Permanent Delegation or NGO can make up to three nominations for any edition of the Prize;
- Self-nominations are not accepted.
For more information, visit UNESCO.