UNESCO Prize on Girls’ and Women’s Education: Explanatory note 2017 - Call for Nominations

UNESCO Prize on Girls’ and Women’s Education: Explanatory note 2017 - Call for Nominations

The UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education rewards outstanding efforts of individuals, institutions other entities or non-governmental organizations engaged in activities in girls’ and women’s education. The Prize was established by the Executive Board of UNESCO at its 197th session, and launched in 2016 with generous support by the government of the People’s Republic of China. The Prize contributes to two Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): “Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all” (Goal 4) and “Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls” (Goal 5).

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