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​The Land for Life Award can be given to individuals, teams, institutions, businesses, research institutes, public offices, political leaders, decision-makers, journalists, media, non-governmental organizations and civil society organizations whose work and initiatives have made a significant and innovative contribution to sustainable land management, or any other entity that the organizers may consider fit.

There are no restrictions on participation with regard to race, gender, nationality, religious beliefs, political views or geographical location.

Short-listed candidates may be contacted by the organizer for verification and clarification of their application.

The selection of award winners and all related decisions are at the UNCCD Executive Secretary's discretion following consideration of Land for Life Award Criteria.

The candidates are responsible for their own insurance against all eventualities arising from participating in or completing any assignment linked to the Land for Life Award, however caused.

The organizers accept no responsibility or liability for personal injury, loss of goods or articles or any other accident.

The organizers reserve the right to circulate  extracts or photographs to whichever body they deem appropriate and/or to publish them in the respective publications of the partners to the award.

Finalists and short-listed applicants may be asked to participate in media and publicity activities.

Relatives of UNCCD employees, partners or Jury members are not eligible to the award.

Non-cash prizes or trips cannot be converted to cash prizes under any circumstances.

These terms and conditions are subject to change without prior notification.

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