UNESCO Prize for Girls' & Womens' Education - Call for Nominations

To all staff and students, the UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Womens’ Education, rewards outstanding practices of individuals, institutions and non-governmental organizations and other entities advancing girls’ and womens’ education. Established by the Executive Board of UNESCO at its 197th session and launched in 2016 with support from the Governments of the People’s Republic of China, the prize awards two Laureates with USD 50,000 each to continue with their work.

The prize contributes to two sustainable goals: Goal 4, “Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all” and Goal 5” Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls”.

In this regard, potential candidates are required to download the details for nomination and application form from the link below, https://en.unesco.org/sites/default/files/gwe_prize_explanatory_note.pdf Duly filled application forms should be sent to the Kenya National Commission for UNESCO’s email sg@unesco.go.ke by 23rd April 2022.