GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security |2020 Call for Applications

GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security |2020

Call for Applications

Event Name: GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security

Event Type: Competition

Deadline to Apply: 24 September 2020

Opportunity: Worldwide

Host Organizer: GCSP

Description:

In 2015, under the umbrella of its creativity and innovation activity, the GCSP and its Geopolitics and Global Futures Program set up a prize so as to recognize deserving individuals or organizations that have an innovative approach to addressing global security challenges.

Aim:

The prize is intended to reach across all relevant disciplines and fields. It is intended to encourage/empower and recognize excellence in contributing to new approaches to enhancing sustainable international security. A wide range of projects could qualify for consideration, including, but not limited to, technological and conceptual innovations, and original/unique research or grassroots activities.

Prizes:

  • The prize of the application coming in the first position is CHF 10000 and certificate of excellence.
  • The two other finalist applications will get a certificate of recognition.
  • The victors (1st, 2nd and 3rd place) will be declared publicly during an online event to be held in November 2020.

Application:

Applicants must apply online for this position. Furthermore, an application should consist;

  • A project/venture abstract of 250 words maximum.
  • A well-developed project description should not exceed 1000 words in length.
  • The application ought to include a description of the initiative or project, a clarification of the idea’s/concept’s significance in the context of worldwide security and our collective global future, and should clearly demonstrate how the idea provides a novel contribution to this field.
  • Up to five image files (optional)

Selection criteria:

  • Dedication to sustainable global security
  • Preservation of human dignity, security, and justice
  • Creativity
  • Originality

For more details:

Please click on the link http://www.gcsp.ch/global-insights/apply-2020-gcsp-prize-innovation-global-security

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