Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) 2020 Prize for Innovation in Global Security (CHF 10’000 Prize)

Application Deadline: 24 September 2020 at 18:00 UTC+2.

In 2015, under the umbrella of its Creativity and Innovation Initiative, the GCSP and its Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme established a prize in order to recognise deserving individuals or organisations that have an innovative approach to addressing international security challenges.

The prize is designed to reach across all relevant disciplines and fields. It is intended to encourage and recognise excellence in contributing to new approaches to enhancing sustainable global security. A broad range of projects could qualify for consideration, including, but not limited to, technological and conceptual innovations, original research or grassroots initiatives.


  • The winners (first, second and third place) will be announced publicly during an online event to be held in November 2020. The prize for the application coming in first position is CHF 10’000 and a certificate of excellence.
  • The two other finalist applications will receive a certificate of recognition.


  • The deadline for applications is 24 September 2020 at 18:00 UTC+2.
  • The winner will be announced in November 2020.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the GCSP 2020 Prize for Innovation in Global Security



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