The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 440 views

Type of Funding

Prize

Frequency

Biennial

Description

The MIDORI Prize is a biennial international prize co-hosted by the AEON Environmental Foundation and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity to honour 3 individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity at global, regional or local levels. The 2018 MIDORI Prize winners will be honoured at a special award ceremony to be held in Tokyo, Japan on 31 October 2018, in conjunction with the fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 14). Following the Award Ceremony, the Prize Winners will be invited to Tokyo to give lectures at the Winners’ Forum.

Benefits

Each winner will receive US$100,000, a commemorative gift and a wooden plaque.

Eligibility

Nominees should satisfy at least 1 of the following: 1) Achievement: have made outstanding achievements that greatly contribute to biodiversity 2) Potential: have theability of being able to influence future biodiversity activities or 3) Impact: have conducted work that has impacted biodiversity activities around the world.

Application

Nominations are to be done online by 15 June 2018.

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