2024 GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security

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2024 GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security

2024 GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security is now open for entries!

2024 GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security: The 2024 GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security, international competition has been recently opened for entries with aim to recognise outstanding projects for their innovative approaches in global security.

Short description

The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) is very excited to announce the opening of applications for the prestigious 2024 GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security.

In 2015, under the umbrella of its Creativity and Innovation Initiative, the Geneva Center for Security Policy (GCSP) and its Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme established a prize in order to recognise deserving individuals or organisations that have an innovative approach to addressing international security challenges.

The prize is designed to reach across all relevant disciplines and fields. It is intended to encourage and recognise excellence in contributing to new approaches to enhancing sustainable global security.

Project categories include:

Technological advancements
New ideas and concepts
Original research
Grassroots initiatives

Applications may come from any country, but the projects should go beyond national borders in their reach or thinking and seek to address global security in innovative ways or through new ideas. A broad range of projects could qualify for consideration, including, but not limited to, technological and conceptual innovations, original research or grassroots initiatives.

A panel of judges will select the winners (first, second and third place), and the selection will be based on the following criteria:

Dedication to sustainable global security
Preservation of human dignity, security and justice

Who may enter?

Participation is open to applicants from all countries, with a focus on projects with international impact.


First-place winners receive a CHF 10,000 prize and international recognition. Two other finalist applications will receive a certificate of recognition.

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