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Call for Nominations for the SFSA Science Diplomacy Awards 2016

Presented by the Department of Science and Technology

These awards will be presented during the Science Forum South Africa on 9 December 2016 and are designed to recognise outstanding achievements in South Africa’s international STI cooperation as well as global contributions to harnessing STI for international peace, solidarity and sustainable development.
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The deadline for nominations is 30 September 2016.

Please take advantage of this opportunity to ensure recognition of excellence in international cooperation in science, technology and innovation.

Awards Categories:

  1. (For project partners): For an international STI partnership which has made an outstanding contribution to advancing global sustainable development
  2. (For project partners): For an international STI partnership which has made an outstanding contribution to human capital development (especially for young and women scientists)
  3. (For project partners): For an international STI partnership which has made an outstanding contribution to international peace, understanding and solidarity
  4. (For project partners): For an international STI partnership which has made an outstanding contribution to advancing African regional cooperation, integration and development
  5. (For project partners): For an international STI partnership which has made an outstanding contribution to harnessing scientific advice for multilateral decision-making
  6. (For project partners): For an international STI partnership which has achieved excellence in global science
  7. (For an individual): In recognition of an individual effort over a career to put science at service of fostering international friendship

Nominees for each award will be considered by the SFSA 2016 Science Diplomacy Awards Committee, whose decisions are final. Note: It is the prerogative of the Awards Committee to evaluate the nominations and to determine whether a nominee may be more suitable for an alternate award based on criteria and the nominee’s credentials.

If you have any questions, please e-mail francois@sfsa.co.za.
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