Winner of AGFUND Prize 2017 (2nd Category)

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The Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND) announced the winners of AGFUND International Prize for Pioneering Human Development Projects for the year 2017 in the field “Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning“.

The Committee has approved the winners from among 76 projects submitted for the Prize in the field of “quality education” the fourth SDG goal.  Among them the second category prize (US $ 300,000) allocated for projects implemented by national NGOs is approved for “Accelerating a Sustainable Solution for Quality Education”, implemented by Jeevan Bikas Samaj in Nepal.

The Prize Committee membership comprises a number of renowned international development leaders representing the world regions, namely: Her Majesty Queen Sofía of Spain representing Europe, Mrs. Mercedes Menafra, Former First Lady of Uruguay, representing Latin and North Americas, H. E. Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Ali, representing the Arab region, Professor Muhammad Yunus, Noble Peace Prize Laureate, Representing Asia and Dr. Y. S. Abdulai, representing Africa.