Invitation to nominate candidates for the WWSF Prize for women’s creativity in rural life 2012
Deadline 30 April 2012
The Women’s World Summit Foundation - WWSF cordially invites you to submit nominations for its 18th annual PRIZE for women’s creativity in rural life, honoring creative and courageous women and women’s organizations around the world working to improve the quality of life in rural communities. > > Since inception of the prize program in 1994, 375 Laureates have so far been honored for their commitment and creativity with a cash award of US$ 1000. –each.
All Laureates and their profiles are published on our web site www.woman.ch. A traveling exposition is giving visibility to all prize winners, available at our headquarters. > > Given your experience, interest and perspective with regard to issues of development, human rights, the environment, micro-credit, peace building and empowerment of women and girls, we greatly appreciate your participation and thank you in advance for sending us your candidates
. About 10 prizewinners will again be selected in 2012 and announced to the media on 15 October – International Day of rural women. > > WWSF wishes to remind you that the United Nations General Assembly (6 November 2007) decided to officially declare 15 October as the International Day of Rural Women, which is the result of 13 years of WWSF lobby work. It is also the Day when Laureates are honored locally and nationally with the WWSF Prize in their respective countries and occasionally some of them are invited to an award ceremony in Geneva, Switzerland. > Your nomination(s), following the nomination guidelines, must arrive no later than 30 April 2012 via the post. Link to guidelines:
We look forward to hearing from you and wish you lots of joy and success in the New Year ! > > > Yours sincerely, > > Elly Pradervand > WWSF Founder/Executive Director > > > WWSF - Women’s World Summit Foundation > 11 Av. de la Paix 1202 Geneva Switzerland Email: [email protected] www.woman.ch > Link to 2011 laureates: