Project ID 469GLO5003

The Prize has been established in 2002 and to be renewed in 2016, the UNESCO/Emir Jaber al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah Prize aims at rewarding outstanding activities of individuals, organizations or centres that promote inclusion of persons with intellectual disabilities in society. The Prize is awarded every two years (USD 40.000). The document for the renewal of the Prize is submitted for the approval of the Executive Board of UNESCO at its 199th session. Available funds amounting USD 251,948 will be used for the 1st circle (2016/17) and 2nd circle (2018/19) of the Prize. Additional financial contribution for the 3rd circle (2020/21) will be provided by the Government of Kuwait.

  • On-going
  • Multi-donor

USD 377,924

Total Project Budget

USD 296,603

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2016.03.04
End Date 2022.12.31

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 Communication and information Multi-donor 377,924 296,603

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Communication and information
Outcome 8 - Foster knowledge sharing and skills development in the digital age Output: 8.CI4 - Member States are enabled to foster universal access to information and knowledge, including through the Information for All Programme (IFAP), as well as through Open Solutions, and through the identification, preservation and accessibility of documentary heritage
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 10%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 20%
  • Youth | 10%