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UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour Award for Environmental Enthusiasts Worldwide 2018

Call for nominations for the UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour Award on the occasion of the global observance of World Habitat Day on 1 October 2018.

Application Deadline: 28th August 2018

Eligible Countries: International

About the Award: The UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour award was launched in 1989 and is one of the most prestigious human settlements award in the world. It aims to acknowledge initiatives which have made outstanding contributions in the field of human settlements, provision of housing, highlighting the plight of people living in poverty or who have been displaced, developing and improving human settlements and the quality of urban life to leave no one behind echoing the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 with emphasis on Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities.

Field of Award: In selecting the winners for the award, the jury will look out for best practices initiatives and achievements related to SDG 11, which consists of 10 targets and 15 related indicators (see table  1: Targets and Current Indicators). Initiatives and achievements related to any of the targets/indicators are welcome.

This year, the jury will give particular attention to achievements related to this year’s World Habitat Day theme Municipal Solid Waste Management.

Type: Award

Eligibility: Individuals, organizations, projects and any Habitat Agenda partner can be nominated for the UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour.

These include:

  • Government and inter-governmental organizations or agencies, including bilateral aid agencies
  • Cities, local authorities or their associations
  • Civil society organizations
  • The private sector
  • National Habitat Committees or focal points
  • Research and academic institutions
  • Public or private foundations
  • Multilateral agencies (United Nations Agencies, World Bank, etc.)
  • The media
  • Individuals

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: The award, a plaque engraved with the name of the winner, will be presented during the Global Observance of World Habitat Day on 1 October 2018.

How to Apply: To nominate an organization, individual or project for this year’s award:

Visit Programme Webpage for Details

Award Providers: UN-Habitat

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