The UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) respects extraordinary activities by people, establishments and associations identified with ESD.
Application Deadline: 30th April 2017
Offered every year? Yes
Qualified Countries: All
To be taken at (nation): Japan
About the Award: The prize, which is financed by the Government of Japan, comprises of three yearly honors of USD 50,000 for every beneficiary.
The Prize and honor victors perceive the part of training in associating the social, financial, social and natural measurements of feasible advancement. The Global Action Program on ESD (GAP) rings for scaling of ESD activity at all levels as methods for actualizing all the Sustainable Development Goals.
The Prize was set up by the Executive Board of UNESCO at its 195th session inside the structure of the GAP on Education for Sustainable Development and authoritatively reported at the UNESCO World Conference on ESD (10-12 November 2014, Aichi-Nagoya, Japan).
Offered Since: 2015
Choice Criteria: The three Prize victors are chosen by the Director-General of UNESCO on the premise of proposals made by a worldwide autonomous Jury comprising of five specialists.
The venture/program of the candidate are surveyed by the Jury on the premise of the accompanying criteria:
Change: The venture/program hones Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) as transformative training in support of economical advancement, , prompting individual and social change.
Incorporation: The venture/program addresses the three measurements of maintainable improvement (society, economy, condition) in a coordinated way.
Development: The venture/program shows an imaginative way to deal with ESD.
Notwithstanding these three criteria, the venture/program ought to:
be onging and have been running for no less than four years
have a high effect with respect to the contributed assets
be replicable and adaptable
add to at least one of the five Priority Action Areas of the GAP.
Number of Awardees: 3
Estimation of Award: USD 50,000 each
The most effective method to Apply: While finishing the Form, please additionally remember that the venture/program will be surveyed by the Jury on the premise of the determination criteria above.
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Grant Provider: UNESCO, Japan Government