Due Date: 31.8 2018. Since 2001, UNESCO and the Government of Sharjah (United Arab Emirates) have welcomed the nomination of candidates who deserve recognition for their literary, scientific or artistic achievements, as well as for their global dissemination of Arab culture and arts – independent of any religious considerations.
The Prize rewards significant contributions made by two eminent individuals, groups or institutions (one from the Arab States and the other from elsewhere) to the development, promotion and spread of Arab culture through artistic, or intellectual work that enhances mutual understanding.
Awarded prize totals USD$60,000 divided equally between the two laureates selected.
Proposed candidates should have earned an international reputation in their field of competence. Renowned female candidates are strongly encouraged.