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Awards and Prizes

Awards and prizes for youth representatives, environmental champions, innovators, educators, and many more, are given by the United Nations to recognise and reward people for their extraordinary achievements in helping promote the goals and priorities of the organisation.

FAO Award for Partnership 2023

A successful sustainable development agenda requires strong global partnerships and cooperation between governments, the private sector, civil society and academia. The “FAO Award for Partnership” was established to recognise outstanding cooperation with FAO in advancing the Organization’s work by...

2023 World Habitat Awards

The Habitat Awards were established in 1985 to recognise and highlight innovative, outstanding and sometimes revolutionary housing ideas, projects and programmes from across the world. More than 360 outstanding World Habitat Awards projects have been recognised over the years, demonstrating substantial, lasting...

UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award 2023

Established in 1954, the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award honours individuals, groups and organizations who go above and beyond the call of duty to protect refugees, as well as internally displaced and stateless people. In 2022 the Global Laureate was Dr. Angela Merkel,...

UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2023

UNESCO's Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize is awarded each year to a person, organization or institution that has made a notable contribution to the defense and/or promotion of press freedom anywhere in the world, particularly if risks were...

2023 World Heritage Residence Scholarship

Applications are open for the international World Heritage Residence Scholarship at the Decorated Farmhouses of Hälsingland. The scholarship was created in 2018 by the region of Gävleborg, Sweden, and is aimed at individuals who have an idea related to the...

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