Application Deadline: March 22 2014
The Equator Prize 2014 will recognize twenty-five local sustainable development solutions for people, nature and resilient communities.
In order to be eligible for the Equator Prize 2014, nominees must:
✔ Have been in operation for at least 3 years
✔ Be a community-based or local group, operating in a rural area
✔ Be located within a country receiving support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), excluding countries with a high level of development
- Equator Prize 2014 winners will each receive $5,000 (USD), with several selected for ‘special recognition’ and an additional $15,000 (USD).
- Representatives of winning communities will be supported to participate in a series of events held in conjunction with the United Nations General Assembly, scheduled for September 2014 in New York.
Nominations may be submitted directly by the initiative, by a partner organization, or by any third party that is familiar with the activities and achievements of the initiative.
Nominators are encouraged, where possible, to quantify results and include data which demonstrates impacts and positive changes in socio-economic and environmental conditions.
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