The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Nepal accepts nominations for the WWF Nepal – Conservation Awards 2023 from Nepalese individuals and/or organisations registered in Nepal and working in the field of conservation and natural resource management.
The award is now known as the WWF Nepal Conservation Awards, and it seeks to perpetuate this legacy by recognising grassroots conservationists who have made significant contributions to protecting Nepal’s rich biodiversity.
The awards are designed to motivate and inspire frontline conservationists and span a variety of topics in conservation and natural resource management. Over 180 individuals and institutions have been honoured since the awards’ inception.
- The Maintenance of Biodiversity (Forests, Wildlife, Freshwater)
- Taking Action Against Climate Change and Environmental Pollution
- Sustainable Development (Eco-Tourism, Green Infrastructure, etc.)
- Education for the Environment and Youth Leadership
- Environmental Crime Control
- The Press and Journalism
The ultimate recipients of the Conservation Awards will be chosen from the nominations received by an independent panel of eminent experts from various fields. The awardees will receive citations as well as monetary incentives of Rs. 50,000 for individuals and Rs.
A third-party must nominate an individual or organisation. Please note that a third-party nomination is required, and self-nominations will be disqualified automatically.
The third party may nominate multiple people or organisations.
All candidates must reside in Nepal. External candidates are not eligible for awards.
The following must accompany all applications: A nomination form including the contact information for two references. (Nominators should not be listed as referees)A current resume of the nominee in the individual category, or a current profile of the organisation in the organisational category.A digital photograph in passport format for individuals and a company logoAny pertinent supporting materials
One or more organisations or individuals operating in the aforementioned fields may be nominated for the award by an organisation or an individual.
Each nomination form must include the names of two references. Referees must not be related to the nominee and must have worked professionally with him or her.
Deadline: 21st April, 2023