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Green Star Awards 2017

– Deadline: 30 April, 2017 – Nominations are now open for the 2017 Green Star Awards, a joint initiative between Green Cross International (GCI), the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). The purpose of the Green Star Awards is to recognize individuals, organizations, governments and companies who […]

NEF Ambassadors Programme 2017

NEF Ambassadors are the NEF’s young science and technology champions, one from each African country. NEF Ambassadors, who are all under 42 years, drive the NEF’s local public engagement activities while growing their own careers through the NEF’s partnerships that offer opportunities for mentorship and collaborations with established researchers. In particular, the NEF Ambassadors attend […]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Stop Slavery...

– Deadline: 15 August, 2017 – The Stop Slavery Award is an initiative from the Thomson Reuters Foundation. The Award recognizes the “best in class” of the corporate sector: companies that are leading the fight against modern slavery in their supply chains. Conferred for the first time in November 2016 at the annual Trust Conference, […]

Global Shining Light Award for Investiga...

–  Deadline: May 15, 2017 – Every two years, the Global Investigative Journalism Network presents the Global Shining Light Award, a unique award which honors investigative journalism in a developing or transitioning country, done under threat, duress, or in the direst of conditions.The winner receives an honorary plaque, US$2,000, and a trip to the 2017 […]

The Green Alley Award for Circular Econo...

– Deadline: 25 July, 2017 –  Apply for the Green Alley Award, an annual European prize for start-ups and entrepreneurs in the circular economy, recognizing promising business ideas that contribute to building a circular economy and improving the waste and recycling industry. In association with core partners Landbell, Seedmatch, ERP Finland, Bethnal Green Ventures, H2 […]

P3 Impact Award: Recognizing Collaborati...

– Deadline: April 3, 2017 – The P3 Impact Award was created by Concordia, the University of Virginia Darden School Institute for Business in Society, and the U.S. Department of State Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships to recognize and honor best practices of public-private partnerships (P3s) that are improving communities and the world in the […]

2017 Norman Borlaug Award for Field Rese...

– Deadline: June 30, 2017 – The Borlaug Field Award Nomination Procedure – The World Food Prize – Improving the Quality, Quantity and Availability of Food in the World The $10,000 Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application, endowed by the Rockefeller Foundation, is presented every October in Des Moines, Iowa, by the World […]

2017 Kurt Schork Awards in International...

– Deadline: May 31, 2017 – The Kurt Schork Memorial Fund (KSMF) is now accepting submissions for its 2017 awards in international journalism, including a new annual award for ‘News Fixers.’ Since its inception in 2002, the Kurt Schork Memorial Fund has sought to support those journalists Kurt most admired, the freelancers and local reporters […]

Applications for 2017 UNFCCC Momentum fo...

– Deadline: 9 April 2017 – Applications for 2017 Momentum for Change Awards are open! The United Nations Climate Change secretariat opened the call for applications for the 2017 Momentum for Change Awards to showcase action and ambition as national governments work toward implementing the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals. Selected initiatives, called […]

2017 Andrew E. Rice Award for Leadership...

Deadline: 31 March, 2017— Applications are open for 2017 Andrew E. Rice Award for Leadership and Innovation by a Young Professional in International Development (Rice Award) in order to recognize the achievements of an exceptional young professional working in the field of international development. The recipient of this award will demonstrate leadership and innovation, as […]

UNESCO-Japan 2017 Prize on ESD

—Deadline: 2nd May, 2017— Nominations are open for the third edition of the UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). UNESCO is now inviting the Governments of all Member States as well as non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in official partnership with UNESCO to nominate up to three individuals, institutions or organizations engaged in ESD for […]

Nominations Open for WISE Prize for Educ...

—Deadline: 31 March, 2017— The Qatar Foundation is inviting nominations for its 2017 WISE Prize for Education to raise global awareness of the crucial role of education in all societies, and create a platform for innovative and practical solutions that might help alleviate some of the challenges which education faces around the world. Established in […]

 

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