IGU has great pleasure to release the calls of nominations of the candidates for the following four IGU Honors & Awards in 2022 on behalf of the IGU Executive Committee.  Click on the links below to access the nomination forms.

The IGU Lauréat d’honneur, established to recognize individuals who have achieved particular distinction or who have rendered outstanding service in the work of the IGU or in international geography.

The IGU Planet and Humanity Medal, created to honour individuals (not necessarily geographers) who have made outstanding contributions to peace, human welfare, or sustainability.

The IGU Early Career Award in Geography, instituted to recognize excellence in research by scholars during the decade after completing their formal education in geography.

The IGU Award for Distinguished Geographical Practice, inaugurated to recognize geographers whose work is notable for its adoption and responsible application by diverse communities in and outside the academy.

Nominations of candidates for all the IGU Honors & Awards in 2022, to be announced and presented at the 2022 Extraordinary International Geographical Congress in Paris, France, must be made on the forms attached. The completed form should be e-mailed to the Chair of the IGU Honors and Awards Committee, Emeritus Professor Ronald F. Abler of the Pennsylvania State University (USA) at rfa1@psu.edu to arrive no later than 31 December 2021. A brief resume for the nominee (no more than 5 pages) should be submitted at the same time.