Union Internationale de la Marionnette

Non-Governmental Organization affiliated to UNESCO


The Prize honours outstanding and innovative practices advancing girls’ and women’s education.

It consists of two monetary awards of USD 50,000 to help further the work of laureates in this field.

  • The nomination process takes place via an online platform: http://unesco.org/gwe
  • NGOs in official partnership with UNESCO will be able to connect with their existing generic user accounts (see user guide here).
  • The online nominations should be submitted by NGOs in official partnership with UNESCO via the online form in English or French by 28 May 2019 (midnight, Paris time).

For further information on the Prize and its nomination process, please visit: http://on.unesco.org/gweprize and download the nominations leaflet.