The UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) showcases and rewards outstanding projects in the field of ESD. Every year, the Prize is awarded to three laureates who each receive a cheque of USD 50,000 and are invited to join the Partner Networks of the Global Action Programme (GAP) on ESD.
In this video, the six winners of the first two editions of the Prize say what impact winning the Prize has had on their work:
The call for nominations for the third edition of the Prize is running until 2 May 2017. Nominations can be submitted exclusively by Governments of Member States and by Non-Governmental Organizations in official partnership with UNESCO.
Eligible for the Prize are individuals, institutions and organizations with a specific, ongoing ESD project having run for at least four years and demonstrating transformation, integration and innovation. Interested candidates are advised to contact the National Commission for UNESCO of their country.
Further information can be found on the Prize website as well as by following the hashtag #ESDprize on social media.