Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environmental Preservation

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Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environmental Preservation
Awarded for outstanding contributions by individuals, groups of individuals, institutes or organizations in the management or preservation of the environment
Presented by UNESCO and Sultan Qaboos Bin Said of Oman
First awarded 1991
Official website http://www.unesco.org/mab/prizes/sq.shtml

The Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environmental Preservation is a biennial award sponsored by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Sultan Qaboos Bin Said of Oman "to afford recognition to outstanding contributions by individuals, groups of individuals, institutes or organizations in the management or preservation of the environment, consistent with the policies, aims and objectives of UNESCO, and in relation to the Organization's programmes in this field."[1]

The award consists of a diploma and a grant of USD $30,000.00, which is financed by the interest on a USD $250,000.00 donation by Sultan Qaboos Bin Said.[2]

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