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Award: USD 50,000
 
The UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development honours outstanding projects by individuals, institutions and organizations related to ESD.
 
The prize, which is funded by the Government of Japan, consists of three annual awards of USD 50,000 for each recipient. It was awarded for the first time by the DIrector-General of UNESCO in a ceremony at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on 5 November 2015 .
 
The Prize and award winners recognize the role of education in connecting the social, economic, cultural and environmental dimensions of sustainable development. The Global Action Programme on ESD (GAP) calls for scaling up of ESD action at all levels as a means of implementing all the Sustainable Development Goals.
 
The Prize was established by the Executive Board of UNESCO at its 195th session within the framework of the GAP on Education for Sustainable Development and officially announced at the UNESCO World Conference on ESD (10-12 November 2014, Aichi-Nagoya, Japan).
 
Nominations can be made by Governments of UNESCO Member States via their Permanent Delegation to UNESCO, and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in official partnership with UNESCO. Nominations must focus on a specific ESD project or programme of the nominee. Each Permanent Delegation or NGO can make up to three nominations for any edition of the Prize. 
 
Self-nominations are not accepted.
 
To find out about eligibility and application procedure read here
 
2016 Selection Process
 
  • 27 January 2016: Launch of Call for Nominations
  • 30 April 2016: Last date to submit Online Nominations
  • 29/30 June 2016: International Jury Meeting
  • Mid-September 2016: Announcement of the Prize Winners
  • October 2016: Award Ceremony
 
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Award: USD 50,000 The UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development honours outstanding projects by individuals, institutions and organizations related to ESD. The prize, which is funded by the Government of Japan, consists of three annual awards of USD 50,000 for each recipient. It was awarded for the first time by the...
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