Hug Photo Caption: HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates (left) embraces a representative from Gifted Students School (Iraq) for the Middle East & North Africa Global High Schools during the awards ceremony of the 2023 Zayed Sustainability Prize.
Group photo caption: Ten winners (front row) of the prestigious US$3 million 2023 Zayed Sustainability Prize were recently honored in ceremonies by President of the UAE His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed and other heads of state, ministers, and senior-level dignitaries from the UAE and abroad. The winners are from five categories - - Health, Food, Energy, Water and Global High Schools. The winners were selected from a pool 4,538 – a record number of submissions – chosen by a panel of more than 40 experts. Over 370 million people have been impacted by the sustainability solutions and school projects since the first awards ceremony were held in 2009, with this number continuing to rapidly grow.