The UNESCO–Equatorial Guinea International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences is to reward the projects and activities of an individual, individuals, institutions, other entities or non-governmental organizations for scientific research in the life sciences, which have led to improving the quality of human life. The Prize encourages research and the establishment and development of networks of centres of excellence in the life sciences.
Candidates shall have made significant research contribution to the life sciences to enhance the quality of human life.
The prizewinner(s), maximum three, shall be selected by the Director-General of UNESCO on the basis of the assessments and recommendations made to her by an international jury.
The nomination form should be completed in English or French only, and should reach UNESCO no later than 15 July 2014.