When :from Tuesday 26 June, 2018 09:00 to Wednesday 27 June, 2018 13:00
Type of event :Prize-giving ceremony
Where :Sector Meeting Room, 7, place de Fontenoy, 75007 Paris, Paris, France
The independent international Jury of the UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education will meet to deliberate on the nominations submitted by Member States and non-governmental organizations in official partnership with UNESCO. They will recommend two laureates to the Director-General for approval.
The Prize rewards outstanding efforts and innovations made by individuals, institutions and organizations in advancing girls’ and women’s education. The Prize also contributes to the attainment of the 2030 Sustainable Development agenda, particularly SDG goals 4 on education and 5 on gender equality.
Supported by the Government of the People’s Republic of China, the Prize is conferred annually to two laureates and consists of an award of USD 50,000 each to further their work in the area of girls’ and women’s education.