AWARD: The Global Inclusion Awards 2016, September 2016

The Global Inclusion Awards 2016

The Global Inclusion Awards 2016, a CYFI initiative, recognize and honor those that achieve greatness and demonstrate innovation in financial, social and livelihoods education, financial inclusion, and entrepreneurial support for children and youth at the national, regional and international level.

Applications are now open for the Global Inclusion Awards 2016!

The application process is open from 18 August – 18 September 2016.

Nominations are open for the following Award categories:

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Nomination Process

·         Depending on the category, awards are open to all children, youth, professionals, organizations and national entities.

·         Awards may be self-nominated or submitted on behalf of another individual, group, institution, or organization.

·         Nominations should be submitted online between Aug 18th and Sept 18th 2016, along with any supporting documents (e.g. newspaper articles, personal testimonies, reports, publications, photos).

·         Shortlisted nominees will be presented to the Global Inclusion Awards Jury and the jury will make their final decision in early October.

·         Please submit all nominations in English.

General Criteria

The Global Inclusion Awards 2016 focus on individuals, youth representatives and government authorities operating at both the national and global level that have excelled in the promotion of Economic Citizenship for children and youth through a combination of financial access and education. The work for this will be evaluated by the following aspects:

·         Excellence: Nominees must be of outstanding character and reputation.

·         Accountability: Nominees must demonstrate good governance and transparent financial management.

·         Creativity: Nominees must show creative use of resources to deliver innovative and flexible programs.

·         Partnership: Nominees must be able to demonstrate that integral to their activities is the spirit of effective collaboration and partnership.

·         Sustainability: Nominees must show how their work will continue to impact young people in the long term.

·         Track record: Nominees’ initiatives must be established in the community.

·         Impact: Nominees must address needs and achieve desired outcomes.

·         Outreach: Nominees must demonstrate current and future outreach of initiatives.

·         Cost-effectiveness: Nominees must show how their funds go a long way.

Specific criteria to receive each award are detailed in the award categories.


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