Application Due Date: 9 January 2020
The Equator Effort is a United Nations-led collaboration that unites federal governments, civil society, grassroots companies, and organisations to promote durable neighborhoods by acknowledging and advancing regional nature-based options for sustainable advancement. The Equator Effort develops chances and platforms to share understanding and excellent practices, establishes capabilities of regional neighborhoods and native individuals, notifies policy through assembling multi-stakeholder discussions, and cultivates allowing environments to duplicate and scale up neighborhood action.
The Equator Reward 2020 will be granted to impressive regional neighborhood and native individuals efforts that advance ingenious nature-based options for sustainable advancement. The winners will sign up with a distinguished network of 245 leading community-based companies from 81 nations that have actually been granted the Equator Reward considering that2002
Each Equator Reward winner will get USD 10,000 and will be supported to take part in a series of policy discussions and unique occasions throughout the IUCN World Preservation Congress in Marseille, France, in June2020
To be qualified for the Equator Reward 2020:.
Theinitiative needs to have existed for a minimum of 3 years or the actionscarried out should have occurred for a minimum of 3 years.
Thenominee needs to be either a regional community-based effort, running ina backwoods, based in a nation getting assistance from the UnitedNations Advancement Program (for a list of qualified nations, please click on this link); o una iniciativa liderada por pueblos indígenas en cualquier país, que actúe en un área rural.
Theactions taken by the candidate needs to be nature-based, and should deliverbenefits associated with 2 or more Sustainable Advancement Objectives (SDGs).
Equator Reward 2020 Style: Nature for Life.
This year’s Equator Reward will acknowledge ingenious efforts fromlocal neighborhoods and native individuals that show exceptionalachievements in the location of nature-based options for regional sustainabledevelopment. Winning efforts will be honored for their successes inprotecting, bring back and/or sustainably handling biodiversity forpositive advancement results. Thematic concerns consist of:.
Nature for Prosperity.Protection, repair and/or sustainable management of terrestrial or marineecosystems, biodiversity, and/or wildlife that allows sustainable andgreen incomes, business and tasks; consisting of native economies.
Nature for Water. Defense, repair and/or sustainable management of environments for water security.
Nature for Environment. Defense, repair and/orsustainable management of environments that assist alleviate greenhouse gasemissions, and/or assistance neighborhoods adjust to the effects of climatechange.
In addition, the activities ofsuccessful candidates need to preferably provide on a number of SustainableDevelopment Goals all at once. For instance, efforts might improvefood security, decrease hardship and inequality, or supply access to cleanwater. Unique factor to consider will be offered to candidates dealing with community intactness and stability, advocacy for land and water rights, social and ecological justice, and gender equality.
Regional nature-based options for sustainable advancement.
The Equator Reward 2020 election procedure will use community-based efforts the chance to share their deal with the Equator Effort’s web website of regional nature-based options for sustainable advancement. The platform links neighborhoods around the globe and shares regional options that work for individuals and world. Involvement in this platform is optional when sending elections for the Equator Reward.
Nominators are motivated to measure outcomes and consist of information that shows favorable effects in their submissions.
Elections might be sent eitherdirectly by the effort or neighborhood, by a partner company, orby any 3rd party that is adequately knowledgeable about the activities andachievements of the effort or neighborhood.
Nominators should show whether theyagree to have actually the option highlighted in the Equator Effort webportal on regional nature-based options for sustainable advancement.
Chosen efforts will go through averification procedure that might need candidates and/or nominators toprovide extra details and/or products.
Elections might be sent in: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Indonesian, Portuguese, Russian or Spanish.
Elections should be sent by 9 January 2020
Elections might be sent through our online election system. If you are having technical concerns, please call us at[email protected]
To find out more:.
Go To the Authorities Web Page of the Equator Reward 2020.