Funding brief: The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity is an international biennial prize co-organized by the AEON Environment Foundation and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity. It aims to raise public awareness about the importance of biodiversity and to contribute to the objective of the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity 2011-2020.
It aims to encourage positive action for biodiversity and inspire others by showcasing the notable work of those whom it honors.
Criteria: Candidates are required to satisfy at least one of the following:
● Have made outstanding achievements that greatly contribute to biodiversity (Achievement).
● Have the ability to influence future activities related to biodiversity (Potential).
● Have conducted work which has impacts on various activities for biodiversity around the world (Impact).
Accomplishments will be assessed on the following:
● International contribution
● Contribution to conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity
● Social contribution
● Long-term perspective and continuity
● Creativity and originality
● Openness for civil society
● Efficacy and influence
Donor Name: The AEON Environmental Foundation
Funding name: The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity
Deadline: 15th, June, 2018
Funding details link: http://www.aeon.info/ef/en/prize/
Funding limit: The MIDORI is awarded every two years to three individuals who are each honored at a special a award ceremony and who each receive a wooden plaque, a commemorative gift and a monetary prize of 100,000 US dollars.
Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.
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Eligible organization: As below
Eligibility: The prize honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity.
Eligible Country: No country bar found (Open to all regions)
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Other important link:
● Apply: https://www2.aeon.info/midoriprize/
● Guideline: http://www.aeon.info/ef/attachments/prize/midori/midoriprize_Leaflet_2018.pdf
● About: http://www.aeon.info/ef/en/prize/midori/about.html
● Form: http://www.aeon.info/ef/attachments/prize/midori/Nomination_Sheet_2018.docx
How to apply: Interested applicant may apply through the website (https://www2.aeon.info/midoriprize/).
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