UNESCO-Japan 2017 Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) (USD 150,000 Prize


UNESCO is looking for assignments for the third version of the UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). Invested with a sum of USD 150,000 to be isolated between three beneficiaries, the Prize intends to respect and feature extraordinary ESD undertakings and projects around the world.


UNESCO is presently welcoming the Governments of all Member States and additionally non-legislative associations (NGOs) in authority association with UNESCO to assign up to three people, foundations or associations occupied with ESD for the 2017 version of the Prize.

Selections must be submitted in English or French and need to concentrate on a particular ESD venture or program of the candidate.

They will be surveyed by a free jury of five universal specialists on the premise of their potential for change, mix and development.

Ventures more likely than not been running for no less than four years, as of now show confirmation of a high effect, be effectively replicable and adaptable and add to at least one of the five Priority Action Areas of the Global Action Program on ESD (GAP).

Self-selections are not acknowledged. Intrigued competitors ought to contact the National Commission for UNESCO of their nation, or a NGO in authority association with UNESCO.

Selection Procedure

All selections must be submitted online by 2 May 2017 (midnight, Paris time) at this connection, just available to UNESCO Member States and NGOs in authority association.

The three laureates will be reported by the Director-General of UNESCO in September.

The yearly Prize is supported by the Government of Japan and was built up in 2014 inside the system of the GAP. It was granted without precedent for 2015.

Course of events:

January 2017: Launch of Call for Nominations

30 April 2017: Last date to submit Online Nominations

June/July 2017: International Jury Meeting

September 2017: Announcement of the Prize Winners

November 2017: Award Ceremony in Paris, France

Contact: esdprize(at)unesco.org

Application Deadline:2nd May 2017

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the UNESCO-Japan 2017 Prize on Education for Sustainable Development

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