Open Call for Applications for the ESD Okayama Award 2021


  • 2021•05•25

    UNU-IAS has recently announced an open call for applications for the ESD Okayama Award 2021. The award recognises outstanding Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) practices in local communities around the world and aims to support organisations involved in ESD activities to promote ESD in local communities by showcasing their initiatives on a global level. The award selection committee consists of six leading organisations in ESD, including UNU-IAS and UNESCO Bangkok.

    Eligibility: Organisations based in any country implementing ESD activities in local communities.
    Number of Award-Winning Projects: Up to two projects Prize: US $3,000 per project
    Deadline for Applications: 15 July 2021, 17:00 JST
    Award Ceremony: The scheduled date is 20 November 2021.

    Please note that one representative from the winning project(s) will be invited to the ceremony in Okayama, Japan to give a presentation. Whether this ceremony will be held in-person or online is to be decided.

    Important documents for the application include the i) Application Guide and ii) Application Form. For more details, please visit the Okayama City website here.