The Equator Prize 2017 will be awarded to outstanding community and indigenous initiatives that are advancing nature-based solutions for local sustainable development.
The winners will join a prestigious network of 208 community-based organizations from 70 countries.
Each winning group will receive USD 10,000 and will be invited to participate in a series of policy dialogues and special events during the United Nations General Assembly in New York in September 2017.
Nominations may be submitted by 8 March 2017 in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Indonesian, Portuguese, Russian, or Spanish.
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