UNESCO-Japan Prize on ESD

The UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) honours outstanding projects by individuals, institutions and organizations related to ESD.


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The Director-General of UNESCO named the three winners of the 2018 edition on 21 September 2018. 

They are:

Each of the three non-profit organizations will receive an award of US$ 50,000. The award ceremony will take place at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on 9 October 2018.

This year’s winners were chosen by an independent international jury from 87 nominations, submitted by the governments of UNESCO Member States and organizations in official partnership with UNESCO.

Please click on the links above to learn more about the three winners and their projects.