Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environmental Preservation

The Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environmental Preservation is a biennial award sponsored by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Sultan Qaboos Bin Said of Oman "to afford recognition to outstanding contributions by individuals, groups of individuals, institutes or organizations in the management or preservation of the environment, consistent with the policies, aims and objectives of UNESCO, and in relation to the Organization's programmes in this field."[1]

Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environmental Preservation
Awarded foroutstanding contributions by individuals, groups of individuals, institutes or organizations in the management or preservation of the environment
Presented byUNESCO and Sultan Qaboos Bin Said of Oman
First awarded1991
Websitehttp://www.unesco.org/mab/prizes/sq.shtml

The award consists of a diploma and a grant of USD $70,000.00, which is financed by the interest on a USD $250,000.00 donation by Sultan Qaboos Bin Said.[2]

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Source: UNESCO

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ UNESCO. "Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environmental Preservation". Retrieved 2008-06-02.
  2. ^ UNESCO. "Report by the Director-General on the Overall Review of UNESCO Prizes" (pdf). Retrieved 2008-06-02.