UN Nelson Mandela Prize 2020

The prize’s main aim is to honor the contributions of those who spent their lives serving humanity as driven by the aims and values of the UN. Two people, one female and one male from each geographic area receive the award once in five years.

Datiels | Nelson Mandela Prize

  • Opportunity type: Fully founded
  • Opportunity: Prize
  • Organization: Nelson Mandela
  • Country: USA
  • Gender: Male and Female
  • Prize Availability: International
  • Location: UN headquarters in New York
  • Deadline: February 28, 2020


  • Member State Governments, UN Observer States
  • Entities and intergovernmental organizations which have been invited by the Assembly and the Economic and Social Council to participate as observers in its meetings and work.
  • Higher education institutions, specifically universities and other educational institutions, establishing a program for the promotion of reconciliation, social cohesion and the development of a community beyond the Secondary School, major post-secondary institutions, independent research centers and institutions involved in human services and social cohesion.
  • The Economic and Social Council consultative status of NGOs. Prize winners, except.

How to apply

Nomination form