UNHCR’s Nansen Refugee Award 2021

Each year, UNHCR searches for extraordinary persons who go beyond the call of duty in supporting refugees, internally displaced and stateless people. Nominate now if you know of an inspirational individual or group making a difference. Any individual, group of people, or organization that has displayed extraordinary humanitarian work on behalf of refugees, displaced or […]
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World Habitat Awards 2021 for Innovative Solutions on Housing

World Habitat Awards recognizes and highlights innovative, outstanding and sometimes revolutionary housing ideas, projects and programmes from across the world. The Awards are open to all individuals, organizations, or governments who have addressed housing challenges, and encourages entries of projects from around the world that focus on affordable and adequate housing, have taken action to […]
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The Arrell Global Food Innovation Awards

The Arrell Food Prizes recognize global excellence in the broad area of food innovation and community impact. In 2021, two awards will be given. The first award recognizes a researcher, or group of researchers, who has advanced understanding of food production, processing, distribution, consumption, safety and/or human nutrition, with a significant positive impact on society. […]
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The 2021 Roux Prize

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Roux Prize. The Roux Prize was created in 2013 to honor individuals or groups from around the world who have used health evidence in bold, innovative and impactful ways. Nominations are welcomed from across the globe: winners might be workers within government agencies, researchers at academic institutions, volunteers in […]
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The Women Building Peace Award

The United States’s Institute of Peace (USIP) Women Building Peace Award honors the inspiring work of women peacebuilders whose courage, leadership, and commitment to peace stand out as beacons of strength and hope. Nominate an extraordinary woman peace builder today, from anywhere around the world, for this Award which seeks to highlight the vital role […]
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The Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Awards

A Commonwealth prize recognizing the most impactful innovations in sustainable development has been launched by the Secretary-General. Five thematic categories of the competition include improving the lives of people; boosting prosperity; protecting the planet, promoting peace; and building partnerships for development in the Commonwealth. An independent jury will select 15 winners, who will each receive […]
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The Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Awards

The Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Awards recognizes and celebrates the contributions that innovators in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors are making in advancing the sustainable development goals in Commonwealth countries. Nominees must be Commonwealth citizens or organisations from the public, private or voluntary sectors based in a Commonwealth country. The nominated innovation […]
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The Aspen Institute’s New Voices Fellowship

The Fellowship is recruiting a total of 20-25 Fellows for 2021. We are recruiting Fellows who are development experts in fields such as food security, global health, human rights, and climate change. For the 2021 class, we will give special consideration to Fellows whose work focuses on COVID-19 relief, vaccine development, and pandemic resiliency. We […]
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