Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environmental Preservation
The purpose of the Prize is to afford recognition to outstanding contributions by individuals, groups of individuals, institutes or organizations in the management or preservation of the environment, consistent with the policies, aims and objectives of UNESCO, and in relation to the Organization’s programmes in this field, i.e. environmental and natural resources research, environmental education and training, creation of environmental awareness through the preparation of environmental information materials and activities aimed at establishing and managing protected areas such as biosphere reserves and natural world heritage sites.
The Prize is awarded biennially.
Sultan Qaboos Prize 2011
The winner of the 2011 Prize was announced on 17 November 2011 at the World Science Forum, Budapest.
Issued every two years, the next Prize will be granted in 2013.