UNESCO invites members states in consultation with their National Commissions, and non-governmental organizations maintaining official relations with UNESCO and active in a field covered by the Prize to submit nominations for the UNESCO-Juan Bosch Prize for the Promotion of Social Science Research in Latin America and the Caribbean 2023.
The Prize seeks to reward research work by young social science researchers on social development policies in connection with Latin America and the Caribbean.
- The author or authors of the thesis awarded the 2023 Prize will receive an award of US $12,000.
- Nominations may be submitted in English or French, by the governments of Member States and in consultation with their National Commissions, as well as by non-governmental organizations maintaining official relations with UNESCO and active in a field covered by the Prize. A self-nomination cannot be considered.
- To qualify as a candidate, the proposed individuals must be less than 40 years old, and their social science research work must address themes related to the Latin America and Caribbean region.
- Each nomination shall be accompanied by a written recommendation, which shall include, in English or French, inter alia:
- a description of the candidate’s background and achievements;
- a summary of the work or the results of the work, publications and other supporting documents of major importance, submitted for consideration;
- a statement specifying the candidate’s contribution to the Prize’s objectives.
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