Funded by the Government of the People’s Republic of China, the Prize rewards modern and excellent initiatives by people, establishments and organizations which can be advancing ladies’ and girls’s schooling. Laureates obtain USD 50,000.
Last yr, the Directorate of Early Childhood Education of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia and the Female Students Network Trust from Zimbabwe have been acknowledged for their modern initiatives.
Governments of all Member States, in addition to non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in official partnership with UNESCO, can nominate as much as three people, establishments or organizations. Nominations have to be submitted on-line in English or French and must deal with a selected undertaking or programme.
Nominations are assessed by an impartial jury of 5 worldwide consultants on the premise of their potential for impression, innovation and sustainability. Projects will need to have been working for at the least two years, have the potential to be replicable, scalable and/or present important studying potential for different initiatives. They should additionally contribute to a number of of the 5 precedence areas of the prize. Self-nominations will not be accepted. Interested candidates ought to contact the National Commission for UNESCO of their nation or an NGO in official partnership with UNESCO.
All nominations have to be submitted on-line by May 5, 2017 (midnight, Paris time) at this hyperlink, solely accessible to the UNESCO Member States and NGOs in official partnership. The two laureates might be introduced by the Director-General in September 2017.