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News UNESCO Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environmental Conservation

The purpose of the UNESCO Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environmental Conservation is to afford recognition to outstanding contributions by individuals, groups of individuals, institutes or organizations who have contributed to environmental and natural resources research, environmental education and training, creation of environmental awareness through the preparation of environmental information materials and activities aimed at establishing and managing protected areas.

Concerned URL https://en.unesco.org/mab/awards#sultan-qaboos
Release date 18/03/2019
Contributor mlsusini
Geographical coverage global
Keywords environment conservation, prize, biosphere reserve

The objective of the Prize is in conformity with UNESCO’s policies and is related to the Programme of the Organization in the field of environment, natural resources and education for sustainable development. 

Nominations for the Prize can only be made by UNESCO Members States with consultation of their National Commissions, and by Non-Governmental Organizations maintaining official partnerships with UNESCO, and active in relevant fields covered by the Prize.

Other interested NGOs, research institutions, universities and individuals, are not eligible to make nominations directly to UNESCO. Therefore, such bodies and individuals are invited to propose their candidate to their country National Commission for UNESCO, which may or may not select it as its formal candidature.

Candidatures should be prepared in English or French. A self-nomination cannot be considered.

The deadline for submission of application forms for the 2019 UNESCO Sultan Qaboos Prize is 15 July 2019.

See website for more information.