UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education For Sustainable Development 2017 -$150,000 USD In Prizes

UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education For Sustainable Development 2017 -$150,000 USD In Prizes

Deadline: May 2, 2017

UNESCO-Japan is seeking nominations for the third edition of the UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).  This Prize aims to honour and showcase outstanding ESD projects and programmes worldwide.

Eligibility &Selection Criteria

Eligibility

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.

Selection criteria.

The three Prize winners are selected by the Director-General of UNESCO on the basis of recommendations made by an international independent Jury consisting of five experts.
The project/programme of the nominee are assessed by the Jury on the basis of the following criteria:
  • Transformation:The project/programme practices Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) as transformative education in support of sustainable development, , leading to individual and social change.
  • Innovation: The project/programme demonstrates an innovative approach to ESD.
  • Integration: The project/programme addresses the three dimensions of sustainable development (society, economy, environment) in an integrated way.

Awards/Prizes

USD 150,000 to be divided between three recipients.

How to Submit Nominations

The nomination form must be completed online in English or French via a platform accessible through the UNESCO website at this link for nominating entities only.

2. Submit the Online Nomination Form

  • Nominations have to be submitted in the online system by the concerned Permanent Delegations to UNESCO or the NGO by midnight of 2 May 2017 (UTC+1, Paris time).
  • Kindly note that each Permanent Delegation or NGO may not submit more than three nominations.

Key Dates

  • 17 January 2017: Launch of Call for Nominations
  • 2 May 2017: Last date to submit Online Nominations
  • 14/15 June 2017: International Jury Meeting
  • September 2017: Announcement of the Prize-winners
  • November 2017: Award Ceremony in Paris, France (TBC)

E-mail inquiries to [email protected]

For more information, visit UNESCO Prize on Education For Sustainable Development .

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