Project ID 469GLO3006

This prize, sponsored by the National Autonomous University of Mexico (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, UNAM) was approved by the Executive Board of UNESCO at its 195th session, on 27 October 2014. The Prize, which consists of a monetary reward of US $50,000, would be awarded every two years with a view to rewarding the efforts of a person, group of people or international institution that have contributed to the development of knowledge and society through art, teaching and research in social sciences and humanities.

  • On-going
  • Multi-donor

USD 381,000

Total Project Budget

USD 203,271

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2015.10.12
End Date 2023.12.31
Benchmark as of 2023.06.30

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 381,000 203,271

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Social and human sciences
Outcome 7 - Promote inclusion and combat discrimination, hate speech and stereotypes Output: 7.SHS2 - Member States capacities strengthened in applying social and human scientific frontier knowledge to devise effective policy solutions to advance an inclusive development agenda with the aim to improve the well-being of people, particularly the most vulnerable, addressing the legacies of the pandemic crisis and face the social impact of climate change
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 40%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 10%