UNFPA Award: Inviting Nomination of Individuals, Institutions or Organisations

Now Funding Agencies will be at your Fingertips

Deadline: 16 November 2018

Nominations are now open for the UNFPA Award to acknowledge the commendable efforts undertaken in BiH that challenge dominant social stereotypes, deconstructing prejudices against marginalized groups or for significant contribution in advancing rights of people in one of the four key UNFPA priority areas.

Priority Areas

  • Sexual and reproductive health;
  • Adolescents and youth (sexual and reproductive health);
  • Gender equality and women’s empowerment with focus on conflict-related sexual violence;
  • Population dynamics with focus on ageing.


UNFPA BiH main pillars of excellence that will be taken into consideration are:

  • Transformative
  • Inclusive
  • Non-discriminatory

Award Information

Award in each of the four categories will consist of a Recognition of Contribution Certificate and gift of monetary value (equivalent to approximately 500 USD).

Eligibility Criteria

  • UNFPA invites nomination of individuals, institutions or organisations in contributing feature stories (investigative stories, editorials, op-eds, and columns, blog) in BHS or English language.
  • Each nominator is asked to submit no more than one nomination, either for an individual or for an institution using the Award Nomination Sheet provided herewith.
  • Entries must relate to contributions (e.g. published article, implemented activity, setting of good practices etc.), carried out in Bosnia and Herzegovina between 15 November 2017 and 15 November 2018.
  • Award Selection Panel will evaluate submissions against outlined criteria in this call, and preference will be given to those that fulfill the criteria the most.
  • The selection panel will announce winners on the occasion of marking of 10th December, International Human Rights Day, in each category.

How to Apply

Submissions must be sent in electronic form via email at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina

For more information, please visit UNFPA Award.

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