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The Global Millennium Prize Project

Project Name Global Millennium Prize –South Africa
Short description An annual international schools' contest created to stimulate futures prospective awareness among youth and teachers around the world to imagine new alternativesfor addressing the 15 Global Challenges outlined by the Millennium Project; and hence, help achieve the 8 UN Millennium Development Goals
Time period

Annual

Scope South Africa
Annual budget est. R550 000 pa
Partners to date Department of Science and Technology
Department of Education (Free State and Limpopo)
Development Bank of Southern Africa
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Long Description

Key Highlights

The Global Millennium Prize (GMP) is an annual international contest created to:

  • Stimulate futures prospective awareness among youth and teachers around the world to imagine new alternatives for addressing the 15 Global Challenges outlined by the Millennium Project; and hence, help achieve the 8 UN Millennium Development Goals.
  • Develop future-oriented leaders in their communities and countries for positive change – both today and for the longer-term future and
  • Inspire creativity, responsibility, and solidarity among the youth of the world.

http://www.globalmillenniumprize.org/

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2009 International winner
Mr. Thabang Sebetoane of Dr. Reginald Cingo High School in Kroonstad won an International prize in 2009 for Challenge 14: Science and Technology.

 

Achievements

2010 GMP-SA National Awards Ceremony
All the contestants were honoured during the Awards ceremony that was held; 25th February 2011 at Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA).

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