About the Award

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ajman. Ajman Municipality is pleased to announce the “Humaid Bin Rashid International Sustainability Award” in its 2nd edition after a successful first session in 2018 launch in Ajman International Environment Conference (AIEC) 5 th edition.

This initiative is in line with UAE leaders’ aspirations for a better future and prosperity for the country as well as the global direction toward more green and sustainable solutions for today’s challenges.

The award aims at honoring and promoting everything related to sustainability whether it is sustainability research or personalities with contributions in the field. The award is also awarded to institutions that establish and apply sustainability principles to become an example for other institutions.

The competition covers several domains in sustainability to attract a wide variety of researchers and engineers. It will allow access to the latest research, technologies, and projects in the fields of environment, sustainability, and applicability in the region

Vision of the Award

"Pioneer Award for Sustainability and Conservation of the Environment and its Resources"

Award Massage

Access to the latest research, technologies and projects in the fields of environment, sustainability and applicability in the region

Award Goals:

  • Promoting applied research in sustainability.
  • Encourage educational institutions and people to innovate in the areas of sustainability and green technology.
  • Honoring personalities who contribute to protecting the environment, natural resources and creativity in green technology and applying the concept of sustainability.
  • Spread environmental awareness and culture of sustainable development through participation and knowledge.
  • Encourage organizations to adopt best green practices aimed at preserving the environment and natural resources and achieving the concept of sustainable development.
  • Involve individuals and institutions in the follow-up and implementation of sustainable projects.

Award Guide

Award Categories & Rewards

Best Research

Given for best published research paper that addresses the competition topics.

1st Prize:

30,000 AED + Award Shield

2nd Prize:

20,000 AED + Award Shield

3rd Prize:

10,000 AED + Award Shield
  • The research project should be applied in a clear way that supports the sustainable development of cities and the preservation of public health and the environment.
  • Priority is given to research papers published in scientific journals that touch on integrated management of natural resources, the protection of the urban environment from pollution,and the application of the concept of socially, economically,and environmentally sustainable development in green technology to serve cities and communities.
  • The research should have applications suitable to the regional environment of the Arab region and the nature of the climate of the Middle East.
  • The research project manuscript can be in written and applied in Arabic or English.
  • C.V of the researcher or research team.
  • Summary of research either in Arabic or English.
  • Certificate of acceptance of research from the scientific journal in case the research publish
Best Personality

1st Prize:

Award Shield
  • To be an active participant in the support and development of businesses, activities and projects related to supporting the concept of sustainability, environmental protection and natural resources development, innovation and in green technology.
  • Have contributions to international forums on sustainability.
  • Have already worked in the areas of management, planning and follow-up in bodies related to the protection of the environment and the sustainable development of natural resources.
  • A Passport copy for the candidate
  • C.V of the candidate accompanied by scientific certificates, contributions and expertise in the field of the prize
  • Achievements for the candidate
Best Establishment Best Establishment that adopts green best practices & sustainable development.

1st Prize:

20,000 AED + Award Shield

2nd Prize:

15,000 AED + Award Shield

3rd Prize:

10,000 AED + Award Shield
  • The organization must be registered in the United Arab Emirates.
  • Contribute to environmental protection, conservation of natural resources and sustainable development through different practices.
  • Enterprise adoption of environmental management systems and sustainability.
  • Contribution of the organization in the field of applied research, innovations in the fields of public health protection and environment, conservation of natural resources, reduce pollution and improve the environment.
  • and sustainable development and technology through different practices.
  • Preserve the environment and achieve sustainability and the concept of green industry.
  • Create innovative solutions to environmental problems to achieve sustainability.
  • Sponsor environmental activities and promote environmental awareness.
  • A personal Photo for the candidate
  • C.V of the candidate accompanied by scientific certificates, contributions and expertise in the field of the prize
Best Poster

1st Prize:

5,000 AED + Award Shield
  • The poster concept should be elaborated in a clear way that is related to the environment and sustainable development of cities.
  • Priority is given to posters that are based on real application of physical projects.
  • The poster concept should be applicable on the local environmental conditions of UAE and middle east.
  • The research project manuscript can be in written in Arabic or English.
  • Complete information about the Organization supported by documents
  • Summary The features of the Organization are relevant to the Award
  • Projects and initiatives undertaken by the Organization in the fields of the Award

Award Agenda


Applications Submission Deadline


Notice of Acceptance

1/12/2023 to 15/12/2023

Participants Presentations

March 2024

Winner announcement

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