Okayama City and the ESD Okayama Award Steering Board are calling for initiatives that contribute to the spread of ESD in local communities in Japan and abroad and serve as models for the world. The award is looking for projects that educate and develop people to learn from each other and take action toward the creation of a sustainable society from various perspectives, such as environmental conservation, community development, inheritance of traditional culture, and diversity and inclusion, and more. Be sure to send your applications!

Eligibility: Organizations implementing ESD projects in Japan and abroad.

Number of Award-Winning Projects:  One or Two projects

Prize: US $3,000 per project

Deadline for Application: 14 July 2023 (Friday), 5pm (Japanese Standard Time)

Award Ceremony: One representative from the organization(s) implementing the awarded project(s) will be invited to the Award Ceremony in Okayama, Japan and requested to give a presentation on the project.  The scheduled date is 23 November 2023 (Thursday).

Find out more on the Award's Official Website.

For the “ESD Okayama Award 2023 Application Guide".

For the “ESD Okayama Award 2023 Application Form”.

Contact information: esdokayamaaward@city.okayama.lg.jp

Latest update: 27.10.2023