UNESCO-Japan Prize on ESD nomination process for 2021
UNESCO Headquater, Paris -
25th March 2021
Who can be nominated?
Institutions, organizations or other entities engaged in Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). Nominations must focus on aspecific ESD project or programmeof the nominee, meeting theeligibility criteria.
Who can submit nominations?
Nominations can be submitted to the Director-General of UNESCO by Governments of Member States via theirPermanent Delegation to UNESCO, and by Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)in official partnershipwith UNESCO. Each Permanent Delegation or NGO can make up to three nominations for any edition of the Prize. Self-nominations are not accepted.
It is possible forNational Commissions to UNESCOto access and complete the online form. However, any nomination by a National Commission will need to be submitted by the Permanent Delegation to UNESCO of the respective Member State. An automatic notification message will be sent to the official e-mail address of the Delegation to this end.
If a National Commission or Permanent Delegation to UNESCO wishes that the form be completed electronically by the nominees, UNESCO can provide the nominees an access to the platform. A request should be sent firstname.lastname@example.org(link sends e-mail). After completion of the online form by the nominee, the concerned National Commission and Permanent Delegation will receive a notification e-mail and can review the nomination before the Permanent Delegation submits to UNESCO.
Attention should be paid to presenting the project/programme of the nominee in a clear and structured way, following the instructions given in the form.
All supporting material (e.g. publications, photos, videos) must be transmitted electronically through the online system.
While completing the form, please also keep in mind that the project/programme will be assessed by the Jury on the basis of theselection criteria.
2. Submit the online nomination form
Nominations have to be submitted in the online system by the concerned Permanent Delegations to UNESCO or the NGO by midnight of30 April 2021 (UTC+1, Paris time).
Kindly note that each Permanent Delegation or NGO may not submit more than three nominations.