Nelson Mandela – Graça Machel Innovation Awards 2016 Winners
The winners of the 2016 Innovation Awards were publicly announced at a ceremony held on 28 April, as part of International Civil Society Week (ICSW), which was hosted by CIVICUS, in collaboration with the Confederación Colombiana de ONG, from 25 to 28 April, 2016, in Bogotá, Colombia.
We are very proud to reveal them here. Congratulations to the winners and to everybody who participated!
Nelson Mandela – Graça Machel Innovation Awards 2016 Shortlist
From over 360 submissions from around the world, we are pleased to announce the shortlisted five candidates in each category. Achieving a shortlist was very challenging due to the high standard and exciting work of the nominees. Congratulations to shortlisted candidates, and to all the nominees, for the inspiring work you do.
In this second phase, to determine the winner of each category, judges will take note of comments from the public, posted by 12:30 PM GMT on Wed 24 Feb, about why each of these candidates should win – based on innovation, impact, and challenges overcome. Please use this opportunity to comment on and share your favourite nominees using the social media plugins at the bottom of the nominees’ pages. We’ll be featuring shortlisted candidates through our social media channels in the next week.
Winners will be contacted privately by the end of February and publicly announced at International Civil Society Week in Bogotá, Colombia, which takes place from 25-28 April 2016.