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International Prize «We are together»
Awarded to citizens and organizations for their great contribution to solving important humanitarian problems
About the Prize
The goal of the Prize is to encourage Russian and foreign citizens and organizations for their great contribution to solving important humanitarian problems

The Prize is dedicated to fighting against the spread of COVID-19 and supporting the vulnerable segments of the population during the pandemic.
Individuals
Organizations
Participants of the Prize
Applications are graded by the International Jury of the Prize based on the significance of the contribution at the national or international levels.
Application form for individuals (Nomination For Substantial Contribution to Tackling Major Humanitarian Challenges)
! The application must be fully filled either in English or Russian.

! All the information must be valid, correct and true

! If you have official supporting documentation you must attach it to your application, as soon as it may represent your advantage.

! Both an individual and an organization should refer to the whole range of his/her or its activities and campaigns aimed at fighting against the spread of COVID-19 and supporting the vulnerable segments of population during the pandemic, which have been held starting from February 2020 till now.

! If you are nominated by an organization or Prize partner, you should attach the official recommendation letter to your application before you submit it.
Citizenship
Surname (as written in your passport)
First name (as written in your passport)
Father’s name (only if applicable to your passport!)
Gender
Date of birth
Place of birth (as written in your passport)
Passport number (and series if applicable)
Passport issue date
Passport expiration date
Home address (country, city, street, the number of the building, postcode)
Passport/visa type photo
Position
Name of the organization in which you work or study
Mobile phone number (Whatsapp number)
Email
Instagram
Facebook
Did you implement activities during the pandemic on your own, or did you act as a part of an organization? Specify the name of the organization or movement
The core idea of your event / activity (including the name of the event, description of the activity)
Describe your personal contribution to the implementation of the event. What was your role in it (the organizer of the event/ the team-leader, organization stuff/ volunteer/ etc)? Why do you deserve to be nominated for the Prize?
Describe the relevance of your contribution, add references to official statistics (why did you choose this particular activity, how did your contribution correspond to the needs of the society during the pandemic).
The geographical spread (the cities that were covered by the event)
The aim of the event
Was the activity carried out in the high-risk environment? Please specify.
Describe the target groups of the activity (including the quantitative data, specifics, actual needs)
Number of volunteers engaged, unique features of the information campaign
The outcome and positive effects of the event
What specific volunteers’ skills and knowledge were applied in the preparation and implementation of the event?
Persistence of the project, prospects for its development
Additional resources of the activity (partners, any financial support, local community assistance, etc.)
Share photo and video materials, official documents confirming the results (reports, presentations, etc.)
Share the links to news publications and public reports that confirm the results and relevance of the activity
Other files/documents that confirm the results and relevance of the activity (diplomas, recognition letters, etc)
Additional information
Name the Prize’s Partner organization that endorses your application (the list of the Prize’s Partner organizations is published on the Prize’s website)
Scans of the official recommendation letter from the Prize’s Partner organization
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Application form for organizations
! The application must be fully filled either in English or Russian.

! All the information must be valid, correct and true

! If you have official supporting documentation you must attach it to your application, as soon as it may represent your advantage.

! Both an individual and an organization should refer to the whole range of his/her or its activities and campaigns aimed at fighting against the spread of COVID-19 and supporting the vulnerable segments of population during the pandemic, which have been held starting from February 2020 till now.

! If you are nominated by an organization or Prize partner, you should attach the official recommendation letter to your application before you submit it.
Nomination
Name of the organization
Scale and reach of the organization
The country of registration/ HQ
Date of registration/ establishment
Legal registration form
Short description of the organization’s activity, information on main projects of the last 5 years
Number of permanent members
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Number of employees
+
Taxpayer Identification Number
State registration number
Industrial Enterprises Classifier
Physical address
Registered address
Data on branch offices/ representation offices in other cities/ countries/ regions
The concept of the organization annual activities & strategy for engaging new members & information about partners
Head of the organization
Chief accounting officer
Web-site
Instagram
Facebook
The core idea of the organization’s event / activity during the pandemic (including the name of the event, description of the activity)
Describe the organization’s contribution to the implementation of the event.
Describe the relevance of the organization’s contribution, add references to official statistics (why was this particular activity chosen and how did it correspond to the needs of the society during the pandemic).
The geographical spread (which cities were covered by the event)
The aim of the event
Was the activity carried out in the high-risk environment? Please specify.
Describe the target groups of the activity (including the quantitative data, specifics, actual needs)
Number of volunteers engaged
+
Unique features of the information campaign
The outcome and positive effects of the event
Persistence of the project, prospects for its development
Additional resources of the organization for the activity (partners, state financial support, etc.)
Share the links to photo and video materials, official documents confirming the results (reports, presentations, etc.)
Share the links to news publications and public reports that confirm the results and relevance of the activity
Additional information
Name the Prize’s Partner organization that endorses your application (The list of the Prize’s Partner organizations is published on the Prize’s website)
Scans of the official recommendation letter from the Prize’s Partner organization
Citizenship of the organization’s representative
Surname (as written in your passport)
First name (as written in your passport)
Father’s name (only if applicable to your passport!)
Gender
Date of birth
Place of birth (as written in your passport)
Passport number (and series if applicable)
Passport issue date
Passport expiration date
Home address (country, city, street, the number of the building, postcode)
Job position in the organization
Mobile phone number
Email
Passport/ visa type photo
The document of authorization assigning the person to represent the organization during its participation at the Prize
North America
Europe
CIS
Asia-Pacific
Middle East and North Africa
Africa
South America
Sharing the information about your project with the whole world
Expert support (meetings with high-ranking guests, leading experts, public figures)
Opportunities
Accompanying the laureates throughout the year: meetings with high-ranking guests, leading experts and public figures in the winning countries
The nominations will remain unchanged from year to year. The key themes of the Prize will change annually
For Substantial Contribution to Tackling Major Humanitarian Challenges
Nomination
Sub-nominations
Sub-nomination "Personal contribution of a citizen"
⦁ Volunteers
⦁ Participants of the projects
⦁ Leaders of volunteer organizations and associations
⦁ Others
Sub-nomination "Medicine" (for individuals and organizations)
For representatives of the medical community for their contribution to the fight against the spread of COVID-19 at the regional or national level:
Sub-nomination "Education and Technology" (for individuals and organizations)
For representatives of educational and technological organizations that have contributed to the fight against the spread of coronavirus infection through scientific and technological discoveries:
Special nomination "Person of the Year"
The special nomination was introduced to encourage individuals who have made a special contribution to the fight against the spread of the new coronavirus infection
For those, who have made a contribution to the fight against the spread of COVID-19 at the regional or national level:
⦁ Doctors
⦁ Nurses
⦁ Ambulance workers
⦁ Medical students
⦁ Private and public medical organizations
⦁ Others
⦁ Inventors and developers
⦁ Programmers
⦁ Organizations of secondary and higher education
⦁ Research centers
⦁ Technology companies
⦁ Others
⦁ The winner is selected among the winners in other nominations, whose contribution is outstanding
Sub-nomination "Business" (for individuals and organizations)
⦁ Representatives of small, medium and large businesses
⦁ Individual entrepreneurs who distributed goods and services free of charge, donated funds to charitable foundations
⦁ Others
For those, who reoriented their own business into a socially responsible in the context of the pandemic:
February – March 2021
Stages
First meeting of the Organizing Committee
February – March 2021
Launch of international informational campaign
December 2020 – July 2021
Application submission
August 2021
Formation of the shortlist of Nominees
Stage I. Application campaign
The shortlist of Nominees will be formed by the Prize Organizing Committee in accordance with formal criteria
September – October 2021
Laureates selection by the International Jury of the Prize
October – November 2021
Invitation of the Laureates to the Ceremony
Stage II. Selection of Laureates
December 2021
Prize official ceremony
Stage III. Ceremony
Full-time participation is required for Prize Laureates
November 2020 – December 2020
Fill in an application form as an individual or a legal entity
Describe the value of your own contribution to solving important humanitarian problems with supporting documentation
Receive an invitation to the Prize official ceremony
Required Steps to Participate
Take part in the Prize official ceremony
International Association for Volunteer Effort
The Organizing Committee of the Prize
Federal Agency for Youth Affairs of the Russian Federation (including subordinate organizations of Rosmolodezh)
Association of Volunteer Centers
The United Nations Volunteers
Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
Operator of the 2020 Prize
AVC is the largest volunteer community in Russia and CIS, an institute for development of volunteerism.

The mission of AVC is to create infrastructure for the development of volunteerism – so that volunteering becomes a natural norm of life.
Documents
Terms and conditions
Presentation
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Application form for organizations
! The application must be fully filled either in English or Russian.

! All the information must be valid, correct and true

! If you have official supporting documentation you must attach it to your application, as soon as it may represent your advantage.

! Both an individual and an organization should refer to the whole range of his/her or its activities and campaigns aimed at fighting against the spread of COVID-19 and supporting the vulnerable segments of population during the pandemic, which have been held starting from February 2020 till now.

! If you are nominated by an organization or Prize partner, you should attach the official recommendation letter to your application before you submit it.
Nomination
Subnomination
Information on the organization
Name of the organization
Scale and reach of the organization
The country of registration/ HQ
Date of registration/ establishment
Legal registration form
NGO, LLC, Fund, not registered, etc.
Short description of the organization’s activity, information on main projects of the last 5 years
Number of permanent members
Number of employees
Taxpayer Identification Number
State registration number
Industrial Enterprises Classifier
Physical address
Registered address
Data on branch offices / representation offices in other cities / countries / regions
The concept of the organization annual activities & strategy for engaging new members & information about partners
Head of the organization
Chief accounting officer
Web-site
Instagram
Facebook
Civic participation during the pandemic
The core idea of the organization’s event / activity during the pandemic
Including the name of the event, description of the activity
Describe the organization’s contribution to the implementation of the event
Describe the relevance of the organization’s contribution, add references to official statistics
Why was this particular activity chosen and how did it correspond to the needs of the society during the pandemic
The geographical spread
Which cities were covered by the event
The aim of the event
Was the activity carried out in the high-risk environment? Please specify
Describe the target groups of the activity
Including the quantitative data, specifics, actual needs
Number of volunteers engaged
Unique features of the information campaign
The outcome and positive effects of the event
Persistence of the initiative, prospects for its development
Additional resources of the organization for the activity
Partners, state financial support, etc.
Share the links to photo and video materials, official documents confirming the results
Reports, presentations, etc.
Share the links to news publications and public reports that confirm the results and relevance of the activity
Additional information
Application endorsement
Name the Partner organization that endorses your application
Scans of the official recommendation letter from the Partner organization
Personal information of the organization's representative
Citizenship
Surname (as written in your passport)
First name (as written in your passport)
If there is no division of this kind in your passport, leave the “surname” blank Please, make sure that you wrote your name exactly the way it appears in your travel passport otherwise you won’t be able to get your visa
Father’s name
Only if applicable to your passport!
Gender
Date of birth
Place of birth (as written in your passport)
Passport number (and series if applicable)
Passport issue date
Passport expiration date
Home address
Country, city, street, the number of the building, postcode
Job position in the organization
Mobile phone number
E-mail
Passport/ visa type photo
The document of authorization assigning the person to represent the organization during its participation at the Prize
Application form for individuals (Nomination For Substantial Contribution to Tackling Major Humanitarian Challenges)
! The application must be fully filled either in English or Russian.

! All the information must be valid, correct and true

! If you have official supporting documentation you must attach it to your application, as soon as it may represent your advantage.

! Both an individual and an organization should refer to the whole range of his/her or its activities and campaigns aimed at fighting against the spread of COVID-19 and supporting the vulnerable segments of population during the pandemic, which have been held starting from February 2020 till now.

! If you are nominated by an organization or Prize partner, you should attach the official recommendation letter to your application before you submit it.

Nomination
Subnomination
Personal info
Citizenship
Surname (as written in your passport)
First name (as written in your passport)
If there is no division of this kind in your passport, leave the “surname” blank. Please, make sure that you wrote your name exactly the way it appears in your travel passport otherwise you won’t be able to get your visa
Father’s name (only if applicable to your passport)
Gender
Date of birth
Place of birth (as written in your passport)
Passport number (and series if applicable)
Passport issue date
Home address
Passport / visa type photo
Professional info
Position
Name of organization in which you work or study
Contact info
Mobile phone number (Whatsapp number)
E-mail
Instagram
Facebook
Civic participation during the pandemic
Did you implement activities during the pandemic on your own, or did you act as a part of an organization? Specify the name of the organization or movement
The core idea of your event / activity
Including the name of the event, description of the activity
Describe your personal contribution to the implementation of the event. What was your role in it (the organizer of the event/ the team-leader, organization stuff/ volunteer/ etc)? Why do you deserve to be nominated for the Prize?
Describe the relevance of your contribution, add references to official statistics
Why did you choose this particular activity, how did your contribution correspond to the needs of the society during the pandemic
The geographical spread
The cities that were covered by the event
The aim of the event
Was the activity carried out in the high-risk environment? Please specify
Describe the target groups of the activity
Including the quantitative data, specifics, actual needs
Number of volunteers engaged
Unique features of the information campaign
The outcome and positive effects of the event
What specific skills and knowledge were applied in the preparation and implementation of the event?
Persistence of the initiative, prospects for its development
Additional resources of the activity
Partners, any financial support, local community assistance, etc.
Share the links to photo and video materials, official documents confirming the results
Reports, presentations, etc.
Share the links to news publications and public reports that confirm the results and relevance of the activity
Other files/documents that confirm the results and relevance of the activity
Diplomas, recognition letters, etc.
Additional information
Application endorsement
Name the Partner organization that endorses your application
Scans of the official recommendation letter from the Partner organization