GEO Individual Excellence Award
News / 19 June 2019
The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Programme Board is pleased to announce the launch of GEO Individual Excellence Award.
This award will be presented to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional personal commitment to the GEO Mission and whose work has had tangible impact.
Examples of accomplishments for which individuals may be recognized could include: being instrumental in generating energy within a community that has led to significant progress or achievements ; using creative and innovative approaches to achieve collaboration; overcoming administrative, political, institutional or structural barriers to advance the goals of a community; engaging or mentoring youth; advancing a diverse and inclusive GEO.
The accomplishments for the recognitions must have occurred in the period of 2016-present. Up to three Individual Excellence Awards will be awarded in 2019.
The Award Committee will use the following criteria to select finalists:
Anyone in the GEO community can nominate individuals for the awards.
To avoid conflict of interest, members of the Award Committee cannot submit nominations or act as co-sponsors.
Individuals involved in the GEO Work Programme activity currently, or past contributors who do not have any other conflict of interest may be nominated.
People can only win an award in a given category once every 3 years.
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