Call for nominations extended until December 31, 2013!
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... and set a sign for change
Put your personal heroes or innovative ideas in the focus and promote environmental, economic and social cooperation. Especially in times that are dominated by bad and catastrophic news it is important to give small, but exceptional projects a genuine chance and provide a spotlight for them.
Making a difference
The German organic health food producer Rapunzel and the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) put out the call for nominations for the 4th International One World Award (OWA). In the past, the award has been granted to numerous projects and individuals from around the world who work for climate protection and environmental conservation or take on social responsibility.
One World Award – commitment for a better world
In 2014 the OWA will be awarded once more to people who promote the positive effects of globalization through special commitment and innovative ideas and projects. Through their work, OWA laureates encourage and inspire other people, they help build a future worth living and demonstrate that the integration of the three aspects of sustainability – ecological advance, economic success and social achievements – can result in far-reaching, positive changes.
Lifetime Achievement Award – sustainable work of a lifetime
In addition to the One World Award, the Lifetime Achievement Award will also be presented. This award honors exceptional pioneers and persons who have worked all their life for the persistent advancement and proliferation of the organic movement.
Deadline for application December 31, 2013
The nomination phase for both awards has been extended. Rapunzel will still accept your ideas and applications until December 31, 2013. The application forms must be completed and submitted in English.
Please send the completed application forms to
[July 12] The five finalists for the One World Award (OWA) 2012 have been determined. The candidates have been confirmed by the international OWA Committee at its jury session in Berlin. Moreover, the new member of the jury, Nnimmo Bassey from Nigeria, was warmly welcomed.