Project ID 469GLO4000

• The UNESCO Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture was established in 1998 to commemorate the designation of the city of Sharjah as the Capital of Arab Culture. It is fully funded by His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohamed Al Qasimi of Sharjah. • The Prize of US$60 000 has been awarded since 2001 annually to two laureates - individuals, groups or institutions "who, through their artistic, intellectual or promotional work, have contributed to the development and diffusion of Arab culture in the world".

  • On-going
  • Multi-donor

USD 2,954,312

Total Project Budget

USD 2,773,433

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2008.07.09
End Date 2025.12.31
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 2,954,312 2,773,433

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.SHS1 - Member States capacities strengthened to advance effective policies and practices to achieve inclusive development through the promotion of human rights, scientific freedom, intercultural understanding and by tackling all forms of discrimination and racism
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 15%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 10%