Grant Size :  

1 million SEK

Closing Date :

  30-09-2022

Nominations for the 2023 Stockholm Water Prize are Now Open

About

The Stockholm International Water Institute’s Stockholm Water Prize is open now for people and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the sustainable use and protection of the world’s water resources.

They welcome nominations from all parts of the world and strongly encourage the nomination of female candidates. The Stockholm Water Prize awards excellence in both science and practice. As the water world is rapidly evolving, they actively seek to broaden their networks and include many different specialties. Anyone can submit a nomination and the procedure is simple.

All nominations are reviewed by the Stockholm Water Prize Nominating Committee with some of the world’s leading water experts.

Prize Information

In addition to the global acknowledgement and visibility, the Stockholm Water Prize Laureate receives a specially designed sculpture and 1 million SEK. The Prize is presented by the Swedish King H.M King Carl XVI Gustaf at a royal prize ceremony. The ceremony is held as part of World Water Week in August, where the Laureate plays an important role.

Categories

The main achievements of the candidate should be within one or both of the following categories:

  • Policy and Practices: This broad category covers achievements in the continuum from political initiatives to practical implementation that has improved the governance and management of water, as a natural and economic resource and/or as a human right and basic service. The category includes:
  • Human rights, conflict resolution, influence on policies, international cooperation with application in the water sector.
  • Sustainable and safe management of water resources.
  • Provision of water supply and sanitation services.
  • Development and application of appropriate technologies.
  • Research: This category includes both basic and applied research to develop new knowledge of and scientific leadership in:
  • Natural, physical, and/or technological processes.
  • The functioning of complex systems.
  • Development or improvement of economical, legislative, institutional or administrative principles for efficient, equitable and sustainable water management and service provision.

For both categories, great achievements in outreach and awareness-raising are considered merits. This includes education and training of students, water professionals or communities as well as dissemination of information to and awareness-raising of decision-makers and the general public.


Eligibility :

  •   To be eligible for the Stockholm Water Prize, the following criteria must be fulfilled:
  • The candidate shall have attained outstanding achievements of lasting significance for sustainable use and protection of the world’s water resources.
  •   The results achieved by the candidate shall have proven impact or great potential and provide stimulation for further important contributions to the conservation and protection of water resources and to improved health and well-being of the planet’s inhabitants and ecosystems.
  •     Anyone can submit a nomination for the Stockholm Water Prize, however, self-nominations or nominations by persons with direct professional or family ties to the candidate are not permitted.
  •    Nominations are confidential and this also applies to all award nomination materials.

Post Date: 23-Mar-2022


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Gibraltar
Greenland
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Guam
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