Deadline: September 23rd 2023 | GCSP Prize for Global Security Innovation 2023
|Title:||GCSP Prize for Global Security Innovation 2023|
|Organisation:||Geneva Centre for Security Policy|
|Deadline:||23rd September 2023|
|Eligible countries||All countries|
The GCSP Prize for Global Security Innovation 2023 and its Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme introduced a reward as part of the Creativity and Innovation Initiative to honour outstanding people or companies that take a creative approach to addressing global security concerns.
The award is intended to include all pertinent subjects and expertise. Its goal is to promote and honour excellence in developing fresh ideas for boosting long-term global security. Projects from a wide range of fields, including but not limited to technological and conceptual advances, original research, or grassroots activities, may be eligible for consideration.
- In order to safeguard peace, security, dignity, and equality for all, they seek to identify and study these emerging concerns and provide national and international players with the necessary tools to be proactive rather than reactive.
- Under the following 5 themes, they aim to present an examination of the various elements that will impact the globe in the future:
- newly developed key technologies The consequences of artificial intelligence, rogue technologies, synthetic biology, human enhancement, and human destiny on geopolitics, security, and civil liberties
- Space security, weaponization, space trash, astrobiology, and its significance for humankind’s future
- new theories of international relations synergistic realism, multi-sum security, neo-statecraft, meta-geopolitics, and sustainable national and international government
- neurophilosophy, inequality, human nature, universal axiology, and human dignity in neuroscience and international relations
- human, national, transnational, environmental, and transcultural security are the five pillars of global security.
- A certificate of excellence and CHF 10,000 (paid via bank transfer) are awarded to the application that places first. A certificate of recognition will be given to the two additional finalist applicants. There won’t be an equivalent or substitute offered.
- First, second, and third place winners will be officially recognised during a ceremony in November 2023.
- Applications may come from any nation, but the projects must look beyond national boundaries and attempt to address global security in fresh or original ways. Projects from a wide range of fields, including but not limited to technological and conceptual advances, original research, or grassroots activities, may be eligible for consideration.
- The award is given for projects that contribute to global security and have been submitted for consideration by any one person, group of people, or organisation (from the private or public sectors).
- Participants who work for the GCSP or its personnel, as well as their families, are not eligible.
- Applications sent through any other route won’t be taken into consideration.
- The language of the application is English.
- The winners (first, second, and third place) will be decided by a team of judges based on the following factors:
- Commitment to long-term global security
- Preservation of justice, safety, and human dignity;
- Originality; creativity
Visit the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) for further information.