2022 GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security

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  • Apply Before : September 22, 2022
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Opportunity Details

  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • No. of Opportunity 3
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Opportunity ID 52345
  • Application Fee Required No
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Opportunity Description

Overview of the prize

The applications for GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security are now open. The Geneva Center for Security Policy (GCSP), under the umbrella of its Creativity and Innovation Initiative, and its Geopolitics and Global Futures Program created a prize in order to recognize outstanding individuals or organizations and their contributions that have an innovative approach towards enhancing global security and addressing international security challenges.

Quick details


The three finalists will receive prize and certificates of excellence as follows:

  • First place winner: CHF 10,000 plus a certificate of excellence
  • Second & third place winners: certificate of excellence and recognition for their work.

Topics of the contest include:

  • Emerging strategic technologies,
  • Outer space,
  • New international relations paradigm,
  • Neuroscience and international relations, and
  • The five dimensions of global security(human, national, transnational, environmental and trans-cultural security).

Eligibility criteria

  • Both individuals and organizations may apply.
  • Applicants may apply from any country, across different but preferably relevant fields, but the projects should extend beyond national borders in their reach or thinking.
  • Applicants interested in the topics if the contest must seek to address global security in state-of-the-art ways or through new ideas.
  • A wide range of projects including technological and conceptual innovations, original research or grassroots initiatives could qualify for consideration.
  • All applications must be submitted in English.

Evaluation process

A panel of GCSP experts and a panel of judges will assess and select the top three applicants to whom the prize and certificates will be awarded.

How to apply?

You may apply online for this contest through completing the application form and submitting it.

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Competition’s Rule & Regulation

For more information about GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security, refer to the Geneva Centre for Security Policy’s website.

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