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Nominations open for Isa Award fifth edition


The General Secretariat of the Isa Award for Services to Humanity has announced that is now accepting nominations for the award's fifth edition (2020/2021).

In 2009, His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa established the award, as a tribute to His Highness Shaikh Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, who dedicated his life to serving humanity.

By honouring and rewarding those who provide exceptional services to humanity, the award recognises Shaikh Isa's outstanding humanitarian legacy and the impact he had on his country and on the world.

Individuals, organisations, scientific research centres and pioneers who fund humanitarian projects from anywhere in the world can nominate themselves for the award; their humanitarian work must benefit the largest possible segment of people without discrimination, and it must be non-political and non-profit.

The General Secretariat of the Award also conducts field studies to identify other eligible humanitarian projects.

The Isa Award for Service to Humanity is presented, every two years, to people and projects in fields that include disaster response and relief, education, community service,

promoting dialogue among civilisations, promoting human tolerance, promoting social peace, urban development, climate change and protecting the environment, scientific achievement, alleviation of poverty and destitution and any other field of humanitarian service.

A jury of experts from around the world will judge the nominees’ works.

The winner of the Award will be presented with a Royal Certificate of Appreciation, a medal made of pure gold, and $1 million at a ceremony in Bahrain In June 2021.

The ceremony will be held under the patronage of His Majesty the King and in the presence of senior officials.

Nominations will be accepted until the end of June 2020. The winner will be announced via all media outlets.

For more information about the Award's conditions and requirements, visit the Award's website - or e-mail

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