Category UNESCO

UNESCO: Inviting applications for ‘Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowships Programme’ to support innovative and imaginative post-graduate research in four areas of development of particular interest to UNESCO.

Funding brief: UNESCO designed the project “UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowships Programme” (UNESCO/Japan Young Researchers’ Fellowship Programme) in the framework of the Japanese Funds-in-Trust for the Capacity-Building of Human Resources which was established in November 2000 by the Government of Japan to enable UNESCO to give impetus to research in four areas under UNESCO’s Priority Programme […]

UNESCO: Inviting applications for ‘Michel Batisse Award for Biosphere Reserve Management’.

Funding brief: The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) sponsors the Michel Batisse Award for outstanding achievements in biosphere reserve management. This award is given at the time of the MAB Council in memory of Dr Michel Batisse for excellence in the management of the biosphere reserves in line with the recommendations of […]

UNESCO: Inviting applications for ‘UNESCO Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture’ to reward the efforts of a national of an Arab country and a national of any other country who have contributed through their artistic, intellectual or promotional work, to the development and diffusion of Arab Culture in the world.

Funding brief: The purpose of the UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture is to reward the efforts of a national of an Arab country and a national of any other country who have contributed through their artistic, intellectual or promotional work, to the development and diffusion of Arab Culture in the world. The objective of the […]

UNESCO: Inviting applications for ‘L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Awards 2019’ to ensure that the best female researchers from each continent are recognized and rewarded for their scientific excellence.

Funding brief: Scientists and scientific institutions around the world are invited to present and nominate the most qualified candidates for the 2019 L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Awards, until 13 July 2018. Their active participation will ensure that the best female researchers from each continent are recognized and rewarded for their scientific excellence. For the […]

UNESCO: Inviting applications for ‘UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Education’ to recognize projects and programmes that leverage innovative technologies to ensure education for excluded vulnerable groups.

Funding brief: UNESCO is launching the call for nominations for the 2018 edition of the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Education. Funded by the Kingdom of Bahrain and established in 2005, this year’s Prize will recognize projects and programmes that leverage innovative technologies […]

UNESCO: Inviting applications for ‘Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads Photo Contest’ to represent the theme “Reveal the Silk Roads” through culture, monuments, landscape, and people.

Funding brief: The International Photo Contest ”Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads”, taking place from 11 April  to 15 July 2018, is organized within the framework of UNESCO Silk Roads Project (https://en.unesco.org/silkroad/unesco-silk-road-online-platform), UNESCO Youth Programme and the International Decade for the Rapprochement of Cultures (2013-2022). This initiative, which benefits from the kind support and valuable […]

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO): Inviting applications for ‘International Literacy Prizes’ to award outstanding programmes and individuals who promote literacy around the world within the theme of ‘Literacy and Skills Development’ award outstanding programmes and individuals who promote literacy around the world within the theme of ‘Literacy and Skills Development’.

Funding brief: UNESCO is calling for applications and nominations for the 2018 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes, which this year will award outstanding programmes and individuals who promote literacy around the world within the theme of ‘Literacy and Skills Development’. Since 1967, the UNESCO International Literacy Prizes have rewarded excellence and innovation in the field of […]

UNESCO: Inviting applications for ‘UNESCO U40 Empowered’ to support projects from national and international NGOs that promote young female cultural entrepreneurs working in the digital creative industries.

Funding brief: “U40 Empowered” is a UNESCO initiative started in 2018 with the support of Sabrina Ho. This initiative expands the actions of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity by supporting projects from national and international NGOs that promote young female cultural entrepreneurs working in the digital creative industries. It is designed to increase opportunities […]

UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD): Inviting applications for ‘UNESCO-Japan Prize 2018’ for outstanding projects in Education for Sustainable Development.

Funding brief: UNESCO has launched the fourth edition of the UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). Funded by the Government of Japan, the Prize annually rewards three outstanding ESD projects and programmes with US$ 50,000 each. Nominations must be written in English or French and need to focus on a specific ESD project […]

UNESCO: Inviting applications for ‘Madanjeet Singh Prize’ to promote of Tolerance and Non-Violence 2018.

Funding brief: Its purpose is to reward individuals, institutions and other entities or non-governmental organizations that have made exceptional contributions and demonstrated leadership in the promotion of tolerance and non-violence. The Prize was established in 1995 on the occasion of the United Nations Year for Tolerance and the 125th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma […]

UNESCO: Inviting applications for ‘UNESCO MAB Young Scientists Awards’ to support research on ecosystems, natural resources and biodiversity.

Funding brief: UNESCO MAB Young Scientists Awards is helping young people help the planet. Since 1989 MAB has been providing young researchers each year with awards of up to US$ 5,000 in support of their research on ecosystems, natural resources and biodiversity. Through the MAB Young Scientists Awards, MAB is investing in a new generation […]

UNESCO: Inviting applications for ‘UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of ICTs in Education’ to contribute to equity in education.

Award brief: The UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of ICTs in Education aims to contribute to equity in education, a key pillar of the Education 2030 agenda, and the guiding principle of Sustainable Development Goal 4. The new agenda recognizes how ICT can be harnessed to assure inclusive and equitable […]

UNESCO: Inviting Applications for International Literacy Prizes 2017 to support effective literacy practices and encourages the promotion of dynamic literate societies.

Donor Name: UNESCO the Rapid Response Facility and Fauna & Flora International Funding name: UNESCO International Literacy Prizes 2017 Funding brief: UNESCO is calling for applications and nominations for its two prestigious International Literacy Prizes for the 2017 edition. This year’s theme is ‘literacy in a digital world’, which will also set the focus for […]

UNESCO and National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM): Inviting Applications for award to the development of knowledge and society through art, teaching and research in social sciences and humanities, and to encourage pioneering initiatives that may contribute to the development, diffusion and consolidation of the values of humanity.

Donor Name:  UNESCO and National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Funding name: UNESCO-UNAM – Jaime Torres Bodet Prize Funding brief: The purpose of the UNESCO-UNAM Jaime Torres Bodet Prize in Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts is to reward contributions to the development of knowledge and society through art, teaching and research in social sciences and […]

UNESCO : Inviting Applications for UNESCO-Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science is to reward the efforts of a person who has had a distinguished career as a writer, editor, lecturer, radio/television programme director or film producer, which has enabled him/her to help interpret science, research and technology to the public.

Donor Name: UNESCO Award name: The UNESCO Kalinga Prize Award brief: The UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science is awarded biennially. The purpose of the UNESCO-Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science is to reward the efforts of a person who has had a distinguished career as a writer, editor, lecturer, radio/television programme […]

UNESCO the Rapid Response Facility and Fauna & Flora International: Inviting Applications to fund emergency conservation activities in high-biodiversity value sites facing acute threats.

Donor Name: UNESCO the Rapid Response Facility and Fauna & Flora International Funding name: The Rapid Response Facility Fund Funding brief: The Rapid Response Facility accepts applications year-round, and prioritizes its resources to fund emergency conservation activities in high-biodiversity value sites facing acute threats. The Facility aims to review all applications and provide a funding […]

UNESCO World Heritage Center: Inviting Applications to grant to the States Parties to the World Heritage Convention, in order to help them protect the World Cultural or Natural Heritage located on their territories and inscribed on the World Heritage List, the List of World Heritage in Danger or on their Tentative List.

Donor Name: UNESCO World Heritage Center Funding name: International Assistance under the World Heritage Convention Funding brief: International Assistance under the World Heritage Convention is granted to the States Parties to the World Heritage Convention, in order to help them protect the World Cultural or Natural Heritage located on their territories and inscribed on the […]

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO): Inviting Applications for award to recognize the efforts of private individuals and organizations that have successfully restored or conserved structures, places and properties of heritage value in the region.

Donor Name: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Award name: UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation, 2017 Award brief: The Awards recognize the efforts of private individuals and organizations that have successfully restored or conserved structures, places and properties of heritage value in the region. The Awards emphasize the importance of the conservation […]

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO): Inviting Applications for the UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education honours outstanding innovation and contributions made by individuals, institutions and organizations to advance girls’ and women’s education.

Donor Name: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Award name: UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education Award brief: The UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education honors outstanding innovation and contributions made by individuals, institutions and organizations to advance girls’ and women’s education. It is the first UNESCO Prize of this nature […]