UNESCO/Emir Jaber Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah Prize for Digital Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities
The Jury consists of five independent members, who are appointed by the Director-General of UNESCO for an initial two-year period, with the possibility of two renewals so that they can serve for a maximum of six years.
Jurors are selected based on being personalities with a recognized reputation in the field covered, while also taking into consideration the need for equitable geographical distribution, gender equality and the principle of non-payment of honoraria. The Jury includes persons with disabilities.
Mrs Marie Schoeman (South Africa) - Chair
Chief Education Specialist, Department of Basic Education of the Republic of South Africa (Biography)