UNESCO/Emir Jaber al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah Prize for Digital Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities - Organizations

Organization Application Form 2018

Instructions: Applicants are advised to read the Statutes and Application Guidelines available on UNESCO website in detail before beginning to complete this form. Only applications submitted on this form will be considered. All sections highlighted in grey must be completed, using drop-down menus or free text as appropriate.

Fields will expand up to the character limit, which includes spaces. Should any problems be encountered in completing the form, please contact ict-pwd@unesco.org (link sends e-mail). All applications should be submitted to the relevant Nominating Entity by their required deadline which will be on or before 15 September 2018.

Organizational applicants are reminded of the need to gain agreement of the Head of their Organization on this form prior to submission to the Nominating Entity.

1. Details of the Applicant
Person submitting the application on behalf of the Organization
Year in which the applicant’s activities in support of the empowerment of persons with disabilities commenced
Please check the box below and compete the relevant details if appropriate.
Geographical region of contribution (this item is only used for purposes of classifying the applications):
Type(s) of disability with which applicant has mainly been concerned (based on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities’ categories; please check all appropriate box(s); this item is only used for purposes of classifying the applications):
2. Overview of Applicant’s Outstanding Contribution

This section enables Applicants to provide a brief overview of their main activities relating to the digital empowerment of persons with disabilities. Each section of the form must be completed within the number of characters specified:

Most relevant websites containing information about applicant’s contributions:
Imagery of contributions

Please insert up to three pictures of your work on digitally empowering persons with disabilities (note that only images are permitted in this section, and inclusion of any other material will invalidate the application):

Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: jpg jpeg png pdf ppt pptx.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: jpg jpeg png pdf ppt pptx.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: jpg jpeg png pdf ppt pptx.
3. Assessment Criteria

Please provide evidence for how your work has delivered on each of the following criteria (up to 1500 characters for each):

The extent to which you have used digital resources and ICTs to empower persons with disabilities through the formulation of policy, advocacy, co-operation and partnership-based solutions. Evidence (1500 characters):
The extent to which you have used digital resources and ICTs to empower persons with disabilities by creating and developing digital solutions, including tools, resources, services and platforms. Evidence (1500 characters):
The extent to which you have used digital resources and ICTs to empower persons with disabilities through building and strengthening capacities of people to make effective use of practical solutions and policies, such as leadership programmes, the training of trainers, and enhancing the learning of persons with disabilities. Evidence (1500 characters):
The extent to which you have ensured the long term financial continuity and environmental sustainability of your interventions. Evidence (1500 characters):
The extent to which your interventions have been affordable by persons with disabilities, minimizing the cost of the resources used and representing efficiency in the ratio between outputs and inputs. Evidence (1500 characters):
The extent to which your work has been effective at scale in different parts of the world; this is a measure of the breadth of your work. Evidence (1500 characters):
The extent of take up of your interventions amongst the user groups for which they have been intended; this is a measure of the depth of your work. Evidence (1500 characters):
The extent to which the interventions are relevant to, and have been applied, across a broad range of user groups and disabilities, are intelligible in languages understood by persons with disabilities, and use or support Open principles. Evidence (1500 characters):
The extent to which people with disabilities have been involved in the original design, development and subsequent review of your interventions. Evidence (1500 characters):
Evidence that you have used monitoring and evaluation effectively in enhancing the quality of your interventions and in sharing information about their successes and failures. Evidence (1500 characters):
The extent to which your interventions are easy to use by the intended user groups. Evidence (1500 characters):
The extent to which you have been innovative in the design or practice of your approaches, and have thereby transformed traditional approaches to the empowerment of persons with disabilities. Evidence (1500 characters):
4. Authorization by Head of Organization
Head of Organization information
Note

Heads of Organizations may be contacted for verification by UNESCO, and any invalid declaration will lead to application being invalidated.

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