HEDO Name

  

  

Home

About Us
Projects
International Relation
Ethnic Groups
How You Can Help
Contact Us

15th ANNIVERSARY OF HEDO FOUNDATION

IMPLEMENTED PROJECTS

UNDCP Country Office - Vietnam
British Embassy in Hanoi
Huron University - London
The British Council Vietnam
WWF Indochina Programme
Vietnamese Students in Huron University London

Google

To: ††††Prof. Trinh Ngoc Trinh
         Director
         Highland Education Development Organization
         49 Dai Co Viet, Hanoi, Vietnam

   

2002

UN Vienna Civil Society Award

Nomination Form

 

It is with great pleasure that I invite you to submit nominations for the prestigious United Nations Vienna Society Award, which honours individuals and/or organisations who have distinguished themselves by making outstanding contributions to the fight against drug abuse, crime and terrorism.

The annual UN Vienna Society Award pays tribute to the prominent and supportive role of the host country of Austria and the City of Vienna in promoting the work of the United Nations, especially in light of the UNís emphasis on strengthening outreach and partnerships with all segments of civil society.

In honouring these individuals or organization, the United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention hopes to encourage them to continue their work and to inspire others to join the global coalition dedicated to fostering justice and social progress. 

Steinar B.Bjornsson

Officer-in-Charge

United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention

 

 

United Nations Vienna Civil Society Award

We invite you to nominate individuals or groups who you believe deserve to be considered for the 2002 UN Vienna Civil Society Award.

No candidate may nominate himself or herself.

THE AWARD

Vienna has been a United Nations headquarter city for two decades, hosting several UN programmes. The annual UN Vienna Civil Society Award pays tribute to the prominent and supportive role of the host country of Austria and the City of Vienna in promoting the work of the United Nations, especially in light of the UN's emphasis on strengthening outreach and partnerships with all segments of civil society.

The award highlights the important work of the United Nations in promoting civil society by recognizing outstanding contributions by civil society in fighting drug abuse, crime and terrorism and fostering justice and social progress.

The Award consists of a medal, certificate and annual prize money of $100,000. If there is more than one recipient, the prize money is shared.

SELECTION CRITERIA

Eligibility:

The prize is awarded to individuals and/or organizations who have made outstanding contributions in promoting civil society, particularly in the areas of fighting drug abuse, crime and terrorism, thereby fostering justice and social progress.

Nominees will be considered on an annual basis. A nomination form and updated description of achievements are required every year.

Award Selection Committee:

The Award Selection Committee will consist of the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna and Executive Director of the Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention, an appointed representative of the Government of Austria and the Mayor and Governor of Vienna, as well as up to five eminent personalities from civil society.

NOMINATION PROCEDURES

Governments, international organizations, civil entities or individuals may nominate individuals or organizations for the UN Vienna Civil Society Award by completing the nomination form and providing the requested information. Only nominations which provide all the information requested on the nomination form will be considered valid.

 

DEADLINE FOR NOMINATION

Completed nomination forms and required information must reach the ODCCP External Relations Unit before 30 June 2002.

SUBMISSION OF NOMINATION FORMS

Nominations for the 2002 Award should be submitted to:

External Relations Unit, Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention (ODCCP)
Vienna International Centre
P.O. Box 500, A-1400 Vienna Austria
Tel: (+43-1) 26060-5575
Fax: (+43-1)26060-5931
E-mail: cherine.rahmy@odccp.org

Additional information about the Award can be obtained at www.odccp.org.

 

 

2002 Nomination Form

1. Information on the Nominating Party

Nominating parties can be (1) governments (2) international organizations (3) civil society entities or (4) individuals. (Note: Parties cannot nominate themselves)

Nominating party:

Name and title of contact person:

Address:

Telephone: Fax:

E-mail:

2. Information on the Nominee

Nominees for the award can be individuals and/or organizations

Name:

Field of Activity:

Address:

Telephone: Fax:

E-mail:

Please attach the following information, depending on the category of the nominee:

For individuals: a detailed curriculum vitae, including information on nationality, date of birth, academic background, present occupation and relevant publications, if any.

For organizations: location of headquarters, year founded, institutional mandate and general background.

3. Achievements of Nominee

A) Summarize briefly the main reason why the nominee should be considered for the award.

B) Attach a supporting statement (minimum 500 words) that provides the details of the nominee's contributions to the promotion of civil society, particularly in the areas of fighting drug abuse, crime and terrorism. The information provided should explain:

        why the contributions are considered valuable;

        the short- and long-term impact of these contributions;

        the approximate number and type of beneficiaries affected by these contributions; and

        how the contributions were accomplished by the nominee, with due recognition being given to any significant role played by others.

Note: Please indicate when these contributions were undertaken and over what period of time they were achieved.

4. References

Provide three letters of recommendation from individuals and/or organizations clearly indicating their support of the nomination for the UN Vienna Civil Society


© Highland Education Development Organisation (HEDO) 2001
4 Trinh Hoai Duc, Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel: +84 4 7345292 / 7345293, Fax: +84 4 7345293
Email hedo@fpt.vn