The Equator Prize 2015 was awarded on 7 December to 21 outstanding local and indigenous community initiatives that are advancing innovative solutions for people, nature and resilient communities. Each winning initiative received US$10,000 and were supported to participate in a series of special events at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris, France.

The nomination process for the Equator Prize 2015 is now closed. Be on the look out for the next cycle of the Equator Prize. Below is background information for your reference.  

WHAT IS THE EQUATOR PRIZE 2015Equator-Prize-2015-about-1

WHO IS ELIGIBLE Equator-Prize-2015-eligibility-2

WHAT ARE THE SELECTION CRITERIA Equator-Prize-2015-Selection-Criteria-3


pdficon-3Nomination Forms
Nominations may be submitted in the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Indonesian, Malay, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Thai and Vietnamese. For those with limited Internet access, offline application forms in PDF and Word (DOC) are available here.


Call-for-nominations-v3Official Call for Nominations
In-language  versions of this call for nominations can be downloaded by clicking here.