Project ID 469GLO3003

Established in 2003 by the Executive Board of UNESCO at its 166th session n on the initiative of the Islamic Republic of Iran, this biennial Prize rewards the activities of individuals and groups in the field of ethics in science. The Prize consists of a gold medal of Avicenna , a certificate, the sum of $50,000, and a one-week academic visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • Completed
  • Multi-donor

USD 272,578

Total Project Budget

USD 216,230

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2009.04.22
End Date 2023.12.31
Benchmark as of 2022.09.30

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation

Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Flexible Funding Social and human sciences Multi-donor 272,578 216,230

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Social and human sciences
Outcome 9 - Develop ethical standards, norms and frameworks for action to meet the challenges of innovative technologies and digital transformation Output: 9.SHS5 - Member States capacities and policies strengthened to benefit from AI, gene-editing, neuro-technologies, and other frontier technologies, and to address the associated risks, including inequalities and discrimination, in line with international ethical standards, recommendations and frameworks
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 50%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 10%
  • Priority Africa | 30%
  • Small Island Developing States | 10%