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Nominate for Equator Prize 2019

  • 1.  Nominate for Equator Prize 2019

    Posted 01-28-2019 03:41

    The call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2019 is now open.

    The Equator Prize 2019 will be awarded to outstanding community and indigenous initiatives that are advancing nature-based solutions for local sustainable development. Each winning group will receive USD 10,000 and will be invited to participate in a series of policy dialogues and special events during the United Nations General Assembly and the Secretary-General's Climate Summit in New York in September 2019, culminating in a high-level award ceremony at the beginning of Climate Week.

    The Equator Prize 2019 will have a special focus on

    -        initiatives that protect, restore or sustainably manage natural environments

    -        initiatives that promote local models for climate-smart food and agricultural production systems

    -        innovative ways to finance nature-based solutions for sustainable development and climate change

    The nomination deadline will be 26 February 2019. Nominations can be submitted in 8 languages. For further information and to nominate visit or contact

    Kaela Slavik
    Synthesis and Foresight
    Future Earth
    University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris
    T: +33 144 27 61 30