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UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour

UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour Awards 2021

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Applications are open for UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour Awards 2021. UN-Habitat, the United Nations agency focusing on sustainable urbanization, is calling for nominations for its prestigious Scroll of Honour award.

Nominations must come from a third party. Examples include: A government can nominate a programme of a ministry, or an institute. An institute can nominate another different institute or different entity like an NGO, or an individual. The head of a university can nominate a professor from a different university, or an institute. A government can nominate a city or an individual. A city also can nominate a government representative, programme, project, university, NGO. An individual as well can nominate an institution or programme as long as the individual is not employed by the institution or project, neither is affiliated in any way to the institution or the project.


Moreover, all the individuals and organizations working on sustainable urban projects which have had a great impact on society can be nominated for the UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour.

These include:

  • Government and inter-governmental organizations or agencies, including bilateral aid agencies
  • Local and Regional Governments or their associations
  • Civil society organizations
  • The private sector
  • National Habitat Committees or focal points
  • Research and academic institutions
  • Public or private foundations
  • Multilateral agencies (United Nations Agencies, World Bank, etc.)
  • The media
  • Individuals

Terms and Conditions

  • The UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour Awards prize for the winning entry will be awarded to the person or organization named in the submission form but can also be received on their/its behalf by an officially appointed representative.
  • All entries will be available for international exhibition, demonstration, publication and media coverage and UN-Habitat will not be required to seek further permission for any such use.
  • Where the submission of a project is made by someone other than the overall organizer/holder of the copyright, it is assumed that they have given permission for the submission and the terms indicated in points 1 and 2 above
  • Supporting material as part of the online submission such as media articles (URL) videos (URL) and photographs (JPEG) are highly welcome.
  • Please note that all details with attachments in line with the guidelines for nominations are to be submitted online in English.
  • Submissions in another language than English will be disqualified.
  • Any submission which does not meet the criteria; or is incomplete, or received after the deadline of 8 August 2021 will not be considered.


Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Deadline08 August,2021
Open toAll
OrganizerUN Habitat



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