Zayed Prize International in Dubai Directory
The Zayed Prize is the world’s most valuable environmental award, worth US$1 million. It was established by H.H. Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, in recognition of the philosophy, vision and achievements of former President, Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Mercy be upon him, who worked tirelessly to preserve and protect the environment for future generations of his country, the region and the world. Through the United Nations Economic and Social Council, Zayed International Prize for the Environment has consultative status with the UN. Awarded on a biennial basis, the Prize recognizes and promotes pioneering contributions in the field of environment and sustainable development ,The Zayed Prize is classified into three award categories: Global leadership in environment and sustainable development: US$ 500,000. Scientific/ technological achievements in environment: US$ 300,000. Environmental action leading to positive change in society: US$ 200,000. Previous winners have included former US President Jimmy Carter, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, the World Commission on Dams and the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment as well as a number of regional figures; Dr. Badria Al-Awadhi, Professor Mohammed El-Kassas and Professor Mostafa Tolba.
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