Nominations Open for Global Citizen Award


Deadline: 5 June 2019

The Global residence and citizenship advisory firm Henley and Partners has announced the call for nominations for its annual Global Citizen Award. Entering into its fifth year, this unique international accolade honors remarkable individuals tackling the global challenges affecting humanity today.

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Nominations are open to those who demonstrate vision, courage, and innovation in driving global change, and whose work has a directly positive impact on the lives of people in socially vulnerable groups.

Once a year, Henley and Partners honors an inspirational global citizen. The award is a tribute to remarkable individuals who work toward improving the global community and whose actions contribute to a more just, peaceful, and tolerant world.

The Global Citizen Award is open worldwide to those who are currently working in a field with a direct link to the issues they are looking to affect and excludes political figures, opinion leaders, and celebrities.

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Award Information

  • The award itself consists of a bespoke sculptural medal, an award certificate signed by the chairman of the Global Citizen Award Committee, and a monetary prize. The monetary prize, which amounts to USD 30,000, goes toward supporting the awardee’s humanitarian efforts.
  • Following the award, Henley and Partners is committed to working closely with the awardee for a period of one year, raising awareness about the awardee’s work and supporting their selected project.
  • The awardee is honored at the Global Citizen Award gala event as part of the annual Henley and Partners Global Citizenship Conference.
  • The world’s largest and most significant conference on investment migration, which takes place in a different country each year.
  • The 2019 laureate will be selected by the Global Citizen Award Committee, an independent body of distinguished individuals, through a majority decision.
  • The laureate will be honored at the Global Citizen Award ceremony on 14 November at the Dorchester Hotel in London, as part of the annual Henley and Partners Global Citizenship Conference.
  • Henley & Partners will cover the awardee’s travel and accommodation expenses. Participation in the event is considered a condition for receipt of the award.

Eligibility Criteria

The Global Citizen Award is open to:

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  • Individuals — rather than organizations or institutions — who have consistently worked to contribute to a global issue.
  • Individuals involved in field work who are not politicians or celebrities.
  • Individuals conducting academic work that demonstrates a concrete, positive impact on the lives of vulnerable social groups.
  • Individuals applying innovative methodologies or devising new products and services that significantly contribute to the resolution of a global issue.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can apply via given website.

For more information, please visit https://bit.ly/2Tgzeb4

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