KING BAUDOUIN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PRIZE
King Baudouin Foundation announces for nominating candidates for 2008-2009 King Baudouin International Development Prize.
The Prize rewards the work of a person or organization which have a substantial contribution to the development of countries in the southern hemisphere. The prize sensitizes decision makers and public opinion and provides its winners with international visibility and promotion.
An independent jury entrusted for the selection, emphasizes the effect of the initiatives of the candidates and the opportunities they give to their people to control their development. Previous Prize winners cover a broad spectrum from literacy to the education of rural communities, technology transfer, new forms of credit, fair trade, the decentralization of public administration and good governance.
The 2008-2009 Prize, worth 150,000 euros, will be awarded in the spring of 2009 at the Royal Palace in Brussels.
To submit a candidate's file, complete the electronic form on the website (www.kbprize.org
). Nominations must be received by (February 1-2008) and submitted by a person or organism distinct from the candidate.
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