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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Equator Prize 2022: Transforming our Economy and Relationship with Nature for Sustainable Development

Equator Initiative just launched the global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2022.
 
Given your work on climate and sustainable development issues, we thought you might be well positioned to nominate eligible groups or get this message into the hands of interested organizations.
 
The Equator Prize 2022 will be awarded to outstanding community and Indigenous initiatives that are advancing nature-based solutions for local sustainable development. The winners will join a prestigious network of 264 leading community-based organizations from 84 countries that have been awarded the Equator Prize since 2002. Each Equator Prize winner will receive USD 10,000 and will be supported to participate virtually in a series of policy dialogues and special events in the later part of 2022.
 
We hope to appeal for your support in two key areas:Nominate communities that are innovating and advancing creative solutions to create a planetary safety net, redefine our relationship with nature, and create a new green economy for people and planet;Circulate this announcement amongst your partners and contacts, encouraging them to submit nominations and share the call for nominations with their networks, including through social media by sharing the Equator Initiative posts on Twitter (@equatorinit), Facebook (@equatorinitiative) or Instagram (@equatorinitiative
For further information, please visit https://prize.equatorinitiative.org/about-the-prize/. You will find all relevant information on eligibility requirements, selection criteria and how to nominate. Nominations can be submitted in four different languages in our new online nomination system at https://prize.equatorinitiative.org/
 
The nomination deadline is 5 April 2022. Nominations will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Videos introducing the Equator Prize and past Equator Prize winners are available on our Vimeo channel here.
 
For more news about the Equator Prize follow us on Facebook (@equatorinitiative), Twitter (@equatorinit) or Instagram (@equatorinitiative).
 
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About the Equator Initiative and the Equator Prize
The Equator Initiative is a United Nations-led partnership that brings together governments, civil society, grassroots organizations, and businesses to foster resilient communities by recognizing and advancing local nature-based solutions for sustainable development. The Equator Initiative creates opportunities and platforms to share knowledge and good practices, develops capacities of local communities and Indigenous peoples, informs policy through convening multi-stakeholder dialogues, and fosters enabling environments to replicate and scale up community action.

The Equator Prize 2022 will be awarded to outstanding community and Indigenous initiatives that are advancing nature-based solutions for local sustainable development. The winners will join a prestigious network of 264 leading community-based organizations from 84 countries that have been awarded the Equator Prize since 2002. Each Equator Prize winner will receive USD 10,000 and will be supported to participate virtually in a series of policy dialogues and special events in the later part of 2022.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE EQUATOR INITIATIVE AND THE EQUATOR PRIZE

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