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 a trophy, a certificate and £3,000 in prize money and ongoing support for their work. Prizes totalling £45,000 will be awarded to innovators from member countries who suggest forward-looking solutions, which advance the values of the Commonwealth Charter.
Nominations, including self-nominations, can be made via an online platform from 5 November to 31 January 2021.
Deadline: 31st January 2021