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AGFUND calls for submission of nominations for its International Prize in the field of “Empowerment and Social Integration of Refugees and Internally Displaced people”

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13 Apr 2016
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June 30th is deadline for receiving nominations The Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND) announced the “Empowerment and Social Integration of Refugees and Internally Displaced people” subject for the 2016 AGFUND International Prize for Pioneering Human Development Projects and invites the UN, international and regional organizations, ministries and public institutions, NGOs, universities and research centers around the world to submit their nominations for the Prize, which worth US$ 500,000 (Five Hundred Thousands) allocated for the four categories of the Prize.

The selection of this subject for the Prize reflects AGFUND keenness to pinpoint the distinguished development experiences addressing the consequences of refuging and internal displacement and their impact on victims. The Prize is divided into four categories as follows:
  • FIRST CATEGORY :  (US$ 200,000) Innovative projects that support the developing countries’ programs & polices for the empowerment and social integration of refugees and internally displaced people (For projects implemented by UN, international or regional organizations).
  • SECOND CATEGORY: (US$ 150,000) The NGOs-led efforts for the empowerment and social integration of refugees and internally displaced people (For projects implemented by national NGOs(
  • THIRD CATEGORY : (US$ 100,000) Innovative governmental projects for the empowerment and social integration of refugees and internally displaced people (For projects by ministries and  public institutions(
  • FOURTH CATEGORY: (US$ 50,000 ) Individual-led initiatives for the empowerment and social integration of refugees and internally displaced people (For projects initiated, sponsored and/or implemented by individuals)Please download the Nomination Form from https://agfund.org/complete it and send it with the required documents, to AGFUND Prize Secretariat via e-mail rewards@agfund.org or mail; P. O. Box 18371 Riyadh 11415 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, no later than 30 June 2016.The Prize Committee is composed of a number of prominent international figures who represent the geographic regions of the world. The Committee holds an annual meeting in which it discusses the evaluation results and selects the winning projects. The nominations are evaluated with complete fairness and clarity by experts chosen every year according to their specializations and experience in to the Prize subject. And the Prize is handed over in an annual ceremony attended by the representatives of the local and international organizations, development experts, diplomats and media representatives.

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