On the occasion of International Women's Day, UNESCO is launching the call for nominations for the 2023 UNESCO Prize for Girls' and Women's Education.
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Name of donor : United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Amount of the grant : 10,000 $ to 100,000 $
Category: Awards, Prizes and Challenges
Reference URL : https://www.unesco.org/en/articles/unesco-prize-girls-and-womens-education-now-open-2023-nominatio
The UNESCO Prize for the Education of Girls and Women recognizes outstanding and innovative contributions made by individuals, institutions and organizations to advance the education of girls and women.
- The Prize awards US$ 50,000 annually to two laureates who make outstanding efforts in favour of girls' and women's education.
- Governments of UNESCO Member States and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in official partnership with UNESCO are invited to nominate up to three individuals, institutions or organizations that have made strong and innovative contributions to the education of girls and women.
- Interested candidates are invited to contact the National Commission for UNESCO/Permanent Delegation to UNESCO in their country or an NGO in official partnership with UNESCO for more information.
- Impact The impact of the project/programme must be qualitatively and/or quantitatively measurable and produce tangible results for the resources invested. This may include demonstrable changes in :
- attitudes, beliefs and practices in favour of girls' and women's education ;
- girls' school participation, attendance, completion and learning outcomes; and/or
- remove barriers to the education of girls and women, such as gender bias and stereotypes.
- Innovation The project/programme stimulates and/or builds on innovative approaches that advance girls' and women's education. This includes new ways of working where 'business as usual' has failed, as well as transformative 'out-of-the-box' thinking and action. The project/programme can be innovative in terms of :
- Themes covered ;
- the methodology used;
- the channels used to create change for girls' and women's education;
- specific knowledge mobilised on gender aspects of girls' and women's education to develop innovative solutions; and/or
- other aspects, such as tools and products that advance the education of girls and women.
- Sustainability The project/programme has taken steps, ideally in its design or implementation phases, to ensure that it will have a sustainable impact on girls' and women's education beyond the life cycle of the project. This may include efforts to ensure :
- continued local action in favour of girls' and women's education;
- institutionalising approaches, tools and products to advance girls' and women's education;
- sustainable ways of ensuring stakeholder engagement; and/or
- generation of other initiatives to advance girls' and women's education as a result of the project/programme.
Applications must be submitted in English or French via an online platform, accessible only to Permanent Delegations to UNESCO and NGOs in official partnership with UNESCO.
For more information, please visit UNESCO .