Application Due Date: 28 February2020
General Assembly resolution 69/269( 2 April 2015) supplies the Statute of the United Nations Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Reward, consisting of a description of the Reward and information on the goal of the Reward; the election procedure; the structure of the Choice Committee.
Resolution 68/275( 6 June 2014) develops the Mandela Reward and resolution 64/13(10 November 2009) designates 18 July as Nelson Mandela International Day, observed by the UN because2010
When every 5 years, starting in 2015, an honorary award will exist as a homage to the exceptional accomplishments and contributions of 2 laureates: one woman and one male who will not be picked from the very same geographical area.
Initially developed by resolution 68/275( 6 June 2014), the Reward Statute was authorized by resolution 69/269( 2 April 2015).
In acknowledgment of the humbleness of Nelson Mandela, the Reward granted to each winner is a plaque etched with a suitable citation and an appropriate quote. The Committee for the Reward, in assessment with the UN Secretary-General, identified the quote.
The Reward intends to acknowledge the accomplishments of those who committed their lives to the service of humankind as assisted by the functions and concepts of the UN, while honouring and admiring Mandela’s amazing life and tradition of reconciliation, political shift and social change.
The Reward will be granted to acknowledge this service to humankind in the promo of reconciliation and social cohesion, and in neighborhood advancement.
No present team member of any company of the United Nations system will be qualified for the Reward.
How are the Laureates Chosen?
Elections can be gotten from a broad range of sources consisting of Member States and observer States of the UN; entities and intergovernmental companies having actually gotten a standing invite to take part as observers in the sessions and work of the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council; organizations of college; independent research study centres and institutes; NGOs in consultative status with Economic and Social Council; laureates of the Reward.
Elections are examined by the secretariat and a combined list exists to a Committee that chooses the winners.
The Committee has 7 members: the General Assembly President (Chair); an agent of the Permanent Objective of South Africa to the UN; 5 agents of Member States of the UN (one from each of the 5 local groups).
The Committee likewise chooses 5 distinguished people as honorary members to serve in an advisory capability for a particular term throughout the choice procedure every 5 years. The people will have made considerable contributions to the service of humankind and to promoting the functions and concepts of the UN. Their choice is based upon fair geographical representation.
Elections for the 2020 Nelson Mandela Reward will reach the secretariat no behind 28 February2020
People getting the Reward will be revealed in May of the year in which the Reward is to be granted.
The Secretary-General will provide the Reward at an award event as part of the General Assembly celebration of Nelson Mandela International Day (18 July) at UN Head Office.
Please describe the Statute of the United Nations Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Reward for candidate eligibility requirements, and for even more crucial details on the choice and process.The election kind for the 2020 Nelson Mandela Reward is readily available here >>
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