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Nominations open for The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2018.

The MIDORI Prize, a biennial international prize co-organized by the AEON Environmental Foundation and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), honors three individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. The prize winners will each receive a wooden plaque, a commemorative gift and a monetary prize of US$100,000.

We would like you to nominate candidates for this prize. Nominations are accepted through the website of the AEON Environmental Foundation. The call for nominations remains open until 15 June 2018. To apply, fill out the attached form and submit it in the following URL: http://www.aeon.info/ef/en/prize/midori/about.html
The prize winners will be announced at the end of September 2018. They will be honored at an award ceremony held in Tokyo, in October 2018 prior to the fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties.
For more details, refer to the followings:
  • The Joint news release by AEON Environmental Foundation and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity are;
http://www.aeon.info/ef/attachments/prize/midori/Press%20Release_MIDORI%20Prize2018_en.pdf
  • Information on the prize winners in the past are in the following web page.
http://www.aeon.info/ef/en/prize/midori/winner/
  • A video on the MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2016 is available in the following URL. *with sound
https://www.jibtv.com/programs/living_with_nature/
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For further Information, contact:
Secretariat of The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2018 at midoriprize@dentsu-eo.co.jp