Worth USD $50,000: 2019 UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education
On International Women’s Day, UNESCO has launched the call for nominations for the. The Prize annually awards US$ 50,000 to two outstanding laureates.
Gender equality in education is a basic right and a prerequisite to build inclusive societies. Although notable progress has been made over the last 20 years, 16 million girls will never set foot in a classroom (UNESCO Institute for Statistics).
Application Deadline: 28 May 2019 (midnight, Paris time).
Governments of UNESCO Member States and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in official partnership with UNESCO are now invited to nominate up to three individuals, institutions or organizations who have made strong contributions in favour of girls’ and women’s education.
Nominations must be submitted in English and French via the online platform, only accessible to UNESCO Member States and NGOs in official partnership with UNESCO. Nominations will be assessed by an independent International Jury of five experts on the basis of the project’s potential for impact, innovation and sustainably.
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