UNESCO Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environmental Conservation 2019

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This prestigious Prize has been made possible through a generous donation to UNESCO by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said Al-Said of Oman. The prize is intended  to honor individuals, groups of individuals, institutions or organizations that have made significant contributions to environmental conservation.

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It will be awarded for the 15th time at the ceremony that will take place during the World Science Forum in Budapest (Hungary), from 20 to 23 November 2019.
Presented every two years, the prize consists of a certificate and a financial award from a donation graciously made by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said of Oman and the Government of Oman, which in 2019 has been increased to $100,000. Thе prize-winner is  selected based on the recommendations made by the Jury of the prize.

Candidates must have made an outstanding contribution in one of the following fields:

• Environmental and natural resources research;
• Environmental education and trainin;
• Creation of environmental awarness through the preparation of environmental information materials;
• Establishment and management of protected areas, such as biosphere reserves and natural Worl Heritage site

The candidate must complete the form, send it along with a list of  referees, before 15 July 2019 to the email address: mab@unesco.org

Each nomination should be accompanied by a written recommendation, and may be submitted either in English or in French. Further information about the prize, as well as the nomination forms are also available on the dedicated website: