The Committee of Prince Talal International Prize for Human Development are pleased to announce that “Climate Action, take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts ” the 13 goal of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, is the Prize subject for the year 2021.
Stemmed from AGFUND’s approach to enhance development performance and support key development projects, the overall objective behind the Prize idea is to contribute to the efforts aiming to achieve sustainability in development and investment in people.
In this sense, Prince Talal International Prize has become a leading mechanism to identify successful development projects, reward them and disseminate their innovative ideas to best contribute to the improvement of development work. It is also an innovative approach and a strategic instrument to exchange successful experiences to strengthen the mechanisms of development cooperation and project funding with special emphasis on the most prominent factors that militate against development and affect the vulnerable groups, particularly women and children in developing countries. These include poverty, social exclusion, socio-economic marginalization, education and health.
Nominations are open for the four Categories as shown below:
1st: projects implemented by UN and regional organizations. 400,000 US$
2nd: project implemented by National NGOs. 300,000 US$
3rd: projects implemented by government bodies, public institutions. 200,000 US$
4th: projects initiated or led by individuals. 100,000 US$
The deadline for receiving nominations is 15th January 2022.