Equator Prize 2014 Eligibility Requirements
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In order to be eligible for the Equator Prize 2014, nominees must:

• Have been in operation for at least 3 years
• Be a community-based or local group, operating in a rural area
• Be located within a country receiving support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), excluding countries with a high level of development (see list of eligible countries below)

Eligible Initiatives

• Community-based organizations
• Community-based enterprises and cooperatives
• Indigenous groups
• Non-governmental organizations
• Community-based initiatives associated with conserved areas or other biological reserves
• Women's groups
• Youth groups

For more detailed information on eligible initiatives, visit our FAQ page.

Eligible Countries

Nominated initiatives must be located in one of the following countries. Click the region to expand:

 


Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Albania                   Georgia                        Montenegro   Turkmenistan
Armenia Kazakhstan Moldova Ukraine
Azerbaijan Kosovo Serbia Uzbekistan
Belarus Kyrgyzstan Tajikistan  
Bosnia and Herzegovina Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of  Turkey  

Middle East and North Africa

Afghanistan                    Iran                         Libya Somalia              
Algeria Iraq Morocco Sudan
Djibouti Jordan Pakistan Syria
Egypt Kuwait  Palestinian Territories    Tunisia 
Eritrea Lebanon Saudi Arabia Yemen 

Latin America and the Caribbean

Antigua and Barbuda       Cuba Haiti   Saint Kitts and Nevis     
Argentina Dominica Honduras    Saint Lucia
Belize Dominican Republic      Jamaica Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Bolivia Ecuador Mexico Suriname
Brazil El Salvador Nicaragua        Trinidad and Tobago
Chile Grenada Panama Uruguay
Colombia Guatemala Paraguay Venezuela
Costa Rica Guyana Peru  

Asia and the Pacific

Bangladesh Kiribati Nauru Sri Lanka
Bhutan Laos Nepal Thailand
Cambodia Malaysia Niue Timor-Leste
China Maldives Palau Tonga
Cook Islands         Marshall Islands Papua New Guinea Tuvalu
Fiji Micronesia, Federated States of Philippines Vanuatu
India Mongolia Samoa Viet Nam
Indonesia Myanmar Solomon Islands  

Sub-Saharan Africa

Angola Cote d'Ivoire Malawi Sierra Leone       
Benin Equatorial Guinea          Mali South Africa 
Botswana Ethiopia Mauritania South Sudan      
Burkina Faso Gabon Mauritius Swaziland
Burundi Gambia Mozambique   Tanzania
Cameroon Ghana Namibia    Togo
Cape Verde Guinea Niger Uganda
Central African Republic Guinea-Bissau Nigeria Zambia
Chad Kenya Rwanda Zimbabwe
Comoros Lesotho Sao Tome and Principe      
Congo, Democratic  
Republic of the                 
Liberia Senegal                         
Congo, Republic of Madagascar  Seychelles