Donor: Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)
Application procedure: Online Application
Donor base: Switzerland
Reference number: -
Eligible applicants: Individual, Non-Profit Organisation, Social Business
Deadline: 25.09.2023

Financial details

Grant size: Small - up to $100,000
Minimum grant size: 10.000$
Total available budget: 10.000$
Funding type: Prize
Maximum grant size: 10.000$
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Peace & Conflict Resolution
  • Research, Technology & Innovation

Project Locations

  1. Africa

      Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia, Zimbabwe

  2. America

      Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela

  3. Asia

      Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, East Timor, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Qatar, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza, Yemen

  4. Europe

      Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine

  5. Pacific

      Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu


1) Objective

They are pleased to announce that the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) and its Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme are now open for applications for the 2023 GCSP Prize for Innovation in Global Security. Esteemed judges, comprising renowned practitioners from international organizations, governments, and the private sector, will carefully evaluate submissions based on the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated commitment to sustainable global security
  • Upholding human dignity, security, and justice
  • Displaying creativity and originality

2) Eligibility

Eligible applicants are individuals, or group of individuals, or organisation (from private or public sectors).

3) Location

Applications are welcome from all countries, provided that the projects extend beyond national borders in scope or concept, and seek to tackle global security issues in innovative ways. A wide range of projects may qualify for consideration, including technological and conceptual innovations, original research, or grassroots initiatives.

4) Budget

The first-place winner will receive a prize of CHF 10,000 along with a certificate of excellence, while the two other finalists will be presented with certificates of recognition. The winners, ranked first, second, and third, will be publicly announced during our annual online event scheduled for November 2023.

5) Application

The application deadline is set for 25 September 2023 at 23:59 UTC+2. The winners will be announced in November 2023.

Login Account

Already a Rubnio Customer?

Invaild email address.

6 or more characters, letters and numbers. Must contain at least one number.

Your information will nerver be shared with any third party.