Three prizes of US$ 50,000 to be won
UNESCO is launching the call for nomination for the 2021 UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).
Generously funded by the Government of Japan, since 2015 the Prize rewards exceptional projects and programmes in the field of Education for Sustainable Development.
In 2021, three winners will be rewarded with USD 50,000 each and will be invited to establish a long-term collaboration with UNESCO by joining the ESD for 2030 Global Network (ESD-Net).
Nominations can be made by Governments of UNESCO Member States via their Permanent Delegation to UNESCO in consultation with their National Commission for UNESCO as well as by non-governmental organizations NGOs in official partnership with UNESCO.
Organizations looking to be nominated are advised to contact their country’s National Commission for UNESCO (see list here) or an NGO or Foundation in official partnership with UNESCO (see list of NGOs here / list of Foundations here).
Eligibility and 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.
Deadline for application: 30 April 2021
More information: https://en.unesco.org/prize-esd