Call for applications for the 2015 UN-DESA Grant on Energy for Sustainable Development
UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK, 1 February 2015
The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) is pleased to announce its call for applications for the 2015 UN-DESA Grant on Energy for Sustainable Development.
The Grant seeks to advance implementation in energy for sustainable development, encourage scientific and technological innovations in energy, and foster leadership initiatives and innovative actions that improve access to modern energy services, increase efficient use of energy and enhance availability of new and renewable energy and advanced energy technologies, while addressing economic, social and environmental sustainability.
The Grant is a follow-up to a Rio+20 call for disseminating success stories and building capacity to replicate and scale up best practices in sustainable development. It carries a cash award in the amount of one million US dollars. For more background information, please click here.
Ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all
Promoting leadership and innovative practices in meeting the global energy challenge.
Applications are open to institutions or individuals who have made significant contributions to energy for sustainable development. Successful recipients should be able to demonstrate leadership and innovation in energy for sustainable development, as well as willingness and ability to implement knowledge transfer through capacity building activities aimed at replicating and scaling up successful experiences and lessons learned.
How to apply
- Applications are accepted online only. To access the online application form, please click here
- For eligibility requirements and selection criteria, please click here
- Applications must be submitted in English by 30 April 2015
For queries and additional information, please send emails to firstname.lastname@example.org