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Geneva Centre for Security Policy Prize for Innovation in Global Security 2020 [Prizes Upto Rs. 8L]: Apply by Sept 24

Geneva Centre for Security Policy Prize for Innovation in Global Security 2020 [Prizes Upto Rs. 8L]: Apply by Sept 24

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Applications are now open for the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) Prize for Innovation in Global Security. The prize recognizes 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 is intended to encourage and recognize excellence in contributing to new approaches to enhancing sustainable global security. A broad range of projects could qualify for consideration, including, but not limited to, technological and conceptual innovations, original research, or grassroots initiatives.

Prizes
  • The prize for the application coming in the first position is CHF 10,000 (Rs. 8,00,692.50 approx.) and a certificate of excellence.
  • The two other finalist applications will receive a certificate of recognition.
  • The winners will be announced publicly during an online event to be held in November 2020.
Eligibility Criteria
  1. The prize is awarded for projects by any individual or group of individuals, or organisations (from private or public sectors), which contribute to global security and have been submitted for consideration according to these rules and regulations.
  2. No more than one application per applicant is allowed.
  3. Applications may come from any country, but the projects should go beyond national borders in their reach or thinking and must seek to address global security in innovative ways or through new ideas.
  4. A broad range of projects could qualify for consideration, including, but not limited to, technological and conceptual innovations, original research, or grassroots initiatives.
  5. Employees and staff of the GCSP, as well as their family members, are not eligible participants.
  6. Applications must be in English.
Judging Criteria

The winners will be selected by the panel of judges, and selection will be based on the following criteria:

  • Dedication to sustainable global security
  • Preservation of human dignity, security, and justice
  • Creativity
  • Originality
How to Apply?

Candidates need to submit the following documents while applying:

  1. A project abstract of 250 words maximum;
  2. A well-developed project description 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 our collective global future, and should clearly demonstrate how the idea provides a novel contribution to this field;
  3. Up to five image files (optional).

To apply online, click here. The last date to apply is September 24, 2020.

Contact

Email ID: info@gcsp.ch

For further details, click here.

 

 

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