UNESCO seeks nominations for the UNESCO/Juan Bosch Prize for the Promotion of Social Science Research in Latin America and the Caribbean
UNESCO invites Members States, in consultation with their National Commissions, and non-governmental organizations maintaining formal consultative relations with UNESCO and active in a field covered by the Prize to propose candidates for the UNESCO-Juan Bosch Prize for the Promotion of Social Science Research in Latin America and the Caribbean 2017.
Deadline for the submission of candidates: 30 May 2017 at midnight.
The Executive Board of UNESCO instituted the UNESCO/Juan Bosch Prize for the Promotion of Social Science Research in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2009 at the initiative of the Government of the Dominican Republic. In creating this Prize, the Executive Board recognized the remarkable contribution of Professor Juan Bosch to the study of social and political processes in the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean region. An author, politician, social analyst and fervent advocate of democratic values and a culture of peace in Latin America and the Caribbean, he made a particular impact in the Dominican Republic and the entire region.
The purpose of the Prize is to reward, every two years, the best social science thesis, written by young researchers in the Latin American and Caribbean region, which has made a significant contribution to the promotion of research in the social sciences that endeavours to improve social development.
In accordance with its Statutes, the Prize consists of a diploma and of a monetary award of ten thousand US dollars for the successful candidate.
How to submit your nomination
Nominations for the Prize should be submitted no later than 30 May 2017, by filling out the nomination form in either English or Spanish.
Members States may not submit more than three candidates for any one edition of the Prize. No individual submissions will be allowed.
Download the Nomination Form
Send it, duly signed and stamped, together with supporting documentation on the work carried out by the candidate, to:
Mr Pedro Manuel Monreal Gonzalez
Executive Secretary of the UNESCO/Juan Bosch Prize
UNESCO - Social and Human Sciences Sector
7 place de Fontenoy 75352 Paris 07 SP FRANCE
Tel.: +33 1 45 68 38 62
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