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Ibn Khaldoun-Senghor Translation Award 2017‎

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The Lebanese National Commission for UNESCO is calling for nominations for the 2017 Ibn ‎Khaldoun-Léopold Sédar Senghor Translation Award in Humanities, which aims at ‎promoting cultural and linguistic diversity as well as encouraging literary exchanges between the ‎Arab and the Francophone worlds.‎
The Award will exceptionally reward this year translations from Arabic to French, and French to ‎Arabic in the field of humanities.‎

Deadline for nominations is set to May 31, 2017.‎

Further information on the Ibn Khaldoun-Léopold Sédar Senghor Translation Award, as well as ‎the electronic version of the nomination form, can be found on the following website: ‎

http://www.francophonie.org/Lancement-10e-Prix-IbnKhaldoun-Senghor-47667.html

UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science 2017‎

The Lebanese National Commission for UNESCO is calling for nominations for the UNESCO Kalinga ‎Prize for the Popularization of Science 2017.

Jointly funded by the Kalinga Foundation Trust, the Orissa Government of India and the Indian ‎Government, the UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularization is an international distinction that rewards ‎a person who has had a distinguished career as a writer, editor, lecturer, radio/television programme ‎director or film producer, which has enabled him/her to help to interpret science, research and technology ‎to the public.‎
The purpose of the UNESCO-Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science is to reward the efforts of a ‎person who has had a distinguished career as a writer, editor, lecturer, radio/television programme ‎director or film producer, which has enabled him/her to help interpret science, research and technology to ‎the public. He/she is expected to be knowledgeable of the role of science, technology and general ‎research in the improvement of the public welfare, the enrichment of the cultural heritage of nations and ‎the solutions to the problems of humanity either nationally, regionally or internationally.‎

Nominations and all support documents/ materials must be submitted in May 2017.‎
For further information, contact the Lebanese National Commission on 01-749105 or visit the following ‎link:‎

www.unesco.org/new/fr/natural-sciences/science-technology/sti-policy/global-focus/science-‎popularization/prizes/kalinga-prize/ ‎