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$5million prize open to anyone in the region to help re-shape global cooperation and tackle risks to humanity

US$5 million offered to entrants from the region and the world, for bold ideas to re-model global governance for 21st century Global Challenges Foundation hopes to stimulate urgent global debate about how the world community manages global risks – such climate change, violent conflict and extreme poverty Entries should look at ways to contribute to the re-shaping of global governance …

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2016 Etisalat Prize for Literature: Call for Entries

Etisalat has announced its call for entries to the 2016 edition of the Pan-African Prize, Etisalat Prize for Literature (Prize.Etisalat.com.ng). This is coming just a few months after the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Fiston Mwanza Mujila won the 2015 edition of the Prize with his first novel, Tram 83. We are delighted to champion the cause for celebrating the richness …

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Zayed Future Energy Prize Participates in India’s Green Summit

Obtains Pledge of Support from Karnataka Energy Minister The Zayed Future Energy Prize outreach campaign gained momentum with participation in the Green Summit 2015, in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India, between April 23-25. The prize participated in the Green Summit as part of a worldwide campaign to familiarise organisations, individuals and schools with the benefits of the platform offered by the awards. …

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Global Education and Skills Forum 2015 will shine spotlight on one exceptional teacher with US$1 million prize

GESF 2015 to bring together Education Ministers, former heads of state, business leaders and NGO heads among over 1,200 delegates to find innovative solutions that are practical and scalable in delivering a high quality education for all Dubai – The first ever winner of the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize, awarded under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin …

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Zayed Future Energy Prize Review Committee Shortlists Submissions for 2014 Awards

Over 40 Submissions Going to the Prize Selection Committee Zayed Future Energy Prize, the world’s foremost award for innovation in renewable energy and sustainability, has shortlisted over 40 submissions from among 552 entries for the 2014 edition of the Prize. Members of the Prize’s Review Committee, comprising technical and academic experts, met on 29 and 30 September to deliberate upon …

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Zayed Future Energy Prize Holds Workshop at National Science Teachers Association in Texas

Zayed Future Energy Prize, the world’s preeminent award for innovation in renewable energy and sustainability, conducted a workshop for the teaching community at the ongoing annual National Science Teachers Association conference (11 – 14 April) in San Antonio, Texas. The initiative was part of the Prize’s outreach campaign to engage with global school communities and encourage the increase of quality …

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Zayed Future Energy Prize Closes Submissions

579 entries from 88 countries highlight quality and breadth of submissions Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Zayed Future Energy Prize, the world’s preeminent prize for demonstrated renewable energy and sustainability solutions, closed for submissions on July 16, 2012 with a record 579 submissions an increase of 36 percent over last year and 386 percent over 2009, the first year the Prize …

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