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Prize for Innovation in Global Security by GCSP, 2020

Prize for Innovation in Global Security by GCSP, 2020

Genève 24 Sep 2020
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OPPORTUNITY DETAILS

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24 Sep 2020
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Full funding
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Candidates can now apply for the Prize for Innovation in Global Security by GCSP. The Prize has been created by to recognize deserving individuals or organizations that have an innovative approach to addressing international security challenges.

The prize is designed to reach across all relevant disciplines and fields. It seeks to reward the most inspiring, innovative and ground-breaking contribution of the year, whether this comes in the form of an initiative, invention, research publication, or organization.

A broad range of projects could qualify for consideration, including, but not limited to, technological and conceptual innovations, original research or grassroots initiatives.

Programme Details

  • Organizer: Geneva Centre for Security Policy.
  • Area: Innovation in Global Security.
  • Number of awards: Not specified.
  • Target group: Open to all.

Prize for Innovation in Global Security Benefits

The Prize is CHF 10 000 in cash, and will be awarded to the winner at a ceremony in Geneva. In addition to the prize, all travel to, and attendance at the ceremony will be paid by the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP). Travel includes, where applicable, standard or economy-class round-trip air travel to Geneva from the nearest international airport and overnight accommodation. This applies to the winner, or a representative of the winning individual or group. Travel will be organized and paid for by the organizers in coordination with the winner, who agrees to provide the relevant personal details necessary for organizing such travel. Visa support will be provided if needed.

Prize for Innovation in Global Security Eligibility

The prize is awarded for a project by any individual, or group of individuals, or organization (from private or public sectors), which contributes to global security, and has been submitted for consideration according to rules and regulations. No more than one application per applicant is allowed.

Applications may come from any country, but the project should go beyond national borders in its reach or thinking, and must seek to address global security in innovative ways or through new ideas. A broad range of projects could qualify for consideration, including, but not limited to, technological and conceptual innovations, original research or grassroot initiatives.

Application instructions

To apply, click on the apply button below, fill the form and submit it. Applications must be submitted in English and shall include:

  • a project abstract of 250 words maximum;
  • a well-developed project description which should not exceed 1,000 words in length. The application should include a description of the initiative or project, an explanation of the concept’s significance in the context of global security and the collective global future, and should clearly demonstrate how the idea provides a novel contribution to this field;
  • up to five image files (optional).

Application instructions

Please click on the apply button below and follow instructions to submit your application. The winner will be announced on 25 November 2020 as part of the GCSP 25th Anniversary Celebration.

The deadline for applications is . To know more about the Prize for Innovation in Global Security, please refer to the official page. To be the first to see latest opportunities, please follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

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