Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA): Inviting applications for ‘AEWA Conservation Award 2018’ to recognize and honour individuals, as well as government and non-government organizations and enterprises.

Funding brief: The AEWA Waterbird Conservation Award was established in 2005 by the AEWA Standing Committee in order to recognize and honor individuals, as well as government and non-government organizations and enterprises. Recipients should have made a significant contribution towards long-term conservation and sustainable use of waterbirds in the African-Eurasian region.

The Award is conferred every three years, at each ordinary session of the Meeting of the Parties (MOP) and is presented in two categories, institutional and individual.

Categories: One AEWA Award shall be presented in each of the following categories:
a) The “Institutional Category” rewarding activities by governments, organizations, enterprises, etc. – including legislation, strategies, plans, programmes, projects, investments, and campaigns – that have significantly contributed, or have a clear potential to contribute, to (i) the development of the Agreement, (ii) the conservation of species, (iii) the conservation of their habitats, (iv) the management of human activities, (v) research and monitoring, and (vi) education and information.
b) The “Individual Category” rewarding activities by individuals that have significantly contributed, or have a clear potential to contribute, to (i) the development of the Agreement, (ii) the conservation of species, (iii) the conservation of their habitats, (iv) the management of human activities, (v) research and monitoring, and (vi) education and information.

Donor Name: Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA)
Funding name: AEWA Conservation Award 2018

Deadline: The deadline for submission of nominations is 4th, June, 2018.

Funding details link: http://www.unep-aewa.org/en/news/aewa-conservation-award-2018-call-nominations

Funding limit: In both categories the Award will, however, not be endowed with prize money due to financial limitations.

Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.

Project start date: Not found

Project duration: N//A

Eligible organization: As below

Eligibility:
● Institutions and citizens from all nations are invited to nominate individuals or institutions – governmental and non-governmental, including community groups or private sector enterprises – of any country in the Agreement area for the fifth edition of the AEWA Waterbird Conservation Award.
● Institutions and citizens of all nations are invited to nominate individuals or institutions – governmental and non-governmental, including community groups or private sector enterprises – of any country in the Agreement area for the respective award category.

Institutions and individuals not eligible for the award are as follows:
● Institutions and organizations, including their staff, whose representatives are currently serving on the AEWA Standing Committee.
● Institutions and organizations whose representatives are currently serving on the AEWA Technical Committee.
● Persons currently serving on the AEWA Standing or Technical Committees.
● Current UNEP/AEWA Secretariat staff.

Eligible Country: No country bar found (Open to all regions)

Submission mail: catherine.lehmann@unep-aewa.org

Other important link:
● Guideline: http://www.unep-aewa.org/sites/default/files/uploads/criteria_and_procedures_aewa_award%202018.doc
● Form: http://www.unep-aewa.org/en/awards

How to apply: If you wish to nominate an individual or institution deserving particular merit, please submit your nomination to the UNEP/AEWA Secretariat, to Ms. Catherine Lehmann (catherine.lehmann@unep-aewa.org).


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