Deadline: 27 May 2017
The call for nominations for the 2017 UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science is now open. In this regard, please find attached here the Director-General’s invitation for the nomination of candidates to the UNESCO Kalinga Prize 2017.
This year’s winner will be awarded by the Director-General during the World Science Forum to be held in Amman (Jordan) on 11 and 12 November 2017. The recipient will receive a monetary award of $20,000, a certificate, and the UNESCO Albert Einstein silver medal.
The Prize is an international distinction recognizing an individual’s work to interpret science, research and technology to the general public. To date, 67 individuals from 24 countries have received this award; six of whom have also been Nobel-Prize winners.
For more information on how to apply, please visit: http://www.unesco.org/new/en/natural-sciences/science-technology/sti-policy/global-focus/science-popularization/prizes/kalinga-prize/how-to-apply/
For more information on the Prize, please visit: http://www.unesco.org/new/en/natural-sciences/science-technology/sti-policy/global-focus/science-popularization/prizes/kalinga-prize/