Application Deadline: 30th September 2020
The Stockholm Water Prize recognizes women, men and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the sustainable use and protection of the world’s water resources.
A candidate for the Stockholm Water Prize 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. 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
Since its inception in 1991, the prize has been selected by the Stockholm Water Prize Nominating Committee from a pool of professionals nominated by their peers. We welcome nominations from all parts of the world and strongly encourage the nomination of female candidates. Stockholm Water Prize Laureates have also represented a broad range of water-related activities, professions and scientific disciplines from all over the world.
The Stockholm Water Prize Nominating Committee carefully reviews all submissions and creates a short list of candidates. The nominators of short listed candidates are requested to provide further supporting information regarding their nominee.
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