Applications are open for the ESD Okayama Award 2019. The award conducted by Okayama City and ESD Okayama Award Steering Committee will reward outstanding ESD practices in local communities around the world to support the organizations carrying out ESD activities, and also showcase and promote ESD.
Okayama City has also been selected as one of the UNESCO Key Partners of the Global Action Programme on ESD (GAP) in Priority Action Area 5 (Accelerating sustainable solutions at the local level), and they are committed to further advancing ESD beyond 2015. With this purpose, Okayama City launched the ‘ESD Okayama Award’ in 2015. The ESD Okayama Award is organized by Okayama City and the ESD Okayama Award Steering Board, composed of organizations which have been promoting ESD in Japan and around the world. The Award aims to showcase good practices worldwide and to further advance ESD.
- The Global Prize of US $3,000 will be given to up to two projects.
- Award winners will be invited to the Award Ceremony on November 24, 2019 in Okayama, Japan, and will be requested to give a presentation on the project. The detailed information will be sent to award winners.