Deadline: 11 March 2019
ASEAN is seeking nominations for the ASEAN Prize 2019 that is a prestigious regional award which aims to acknowledge the inspiring and outstanding achievements of an individual or organisation in fostering the ASEAN identity, promoting the ASEAN spirit and championing the ASEAN way.
In 2018, the inaugural ASEAN Prize was awarded to Ms Erlinda Uy Koe, a dedicated community leader from the Philippines, honouring her exemplary contributions to the cause of an inclusive ASEAN community. The Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong, and the Secretary-General of ASEAN, Dato Lim Jock Hoi, presented the trophy and prize money to Ms Koe at the Opening Ceremony of the 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore in November 2018. The sponsors for the inaugural ASEAN Prize were Temasek Foundation Connects of Singapore, the Ayala Corporation of the Philippines and Yayasan Hasanah of Malaysia.
Nominees should have exceptional merit in contributing to the following designated focus areas:
- collaboration between ASEAN Member States;
- collaboration between ASEAN and the world;
- people-to-people engagement among ASEAN Member States;
- economic integration and promotion of standards between ASEAN Member States; or
- excellent contribution to ASEAN Community Building.
A Judging Committee, consisting of eminent high-level members, including incumbent and former ASEAN Secretaries-General, will select a recipient who will be awarded the ASEAN Prize Trophy and a cash prize of US$20,000. This year’s prize will be presented during the 34th ASEAN Summit in June in Bangkok, Thailand.
the nominee must be a citizen of or organisation in any ASEAN Member States (AMS). The nominee must show his/her or the organisation’s verifiable achievements in promoting intra-ASEAN collaboration and the impacts that have been made on ASEAN. The nominee should also share his/her/organisation’s future plans in continuing the work after winning the Prize.
How to Apply
Applicants can download the Nomination Form via given website.
For more information, please visit https://asean.org/call-nominations-asean-prize-2019/