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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.
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.
The main achievements of the candidate should be within one or both of the following categories:
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.
Post Date: 23-Mar-2022
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