Applications call for SIWI Stockholm Water Prize 2021
The Stockholm Water Prize is an international water award presented annually since 1991. It started as part of the Stockholm Water Festival, which celebrated that the Swedish capital had managed to reach its goal of having some of the cleanest water in the world. The Prize awards a person or organization that contributes to the conservation and protection of water resources, and to the well-being of the planet and its inhabitants.
Over the years, the Stockholm Water Prize Laureates have represented regions from all over the world and a broad range of water-related activities, professions, and scientific disciplines.
The winner of the Stockholm Water Prize will receive global acknowledgment and visibility. In addition to that, the Stockholm Water Prize Laureate receives a specially designed sculpture and 1 million SEK.
Any woman, man or organization that has made outstanding contributions to the conservation and protection of the world’s water resources and to improved health of the planet’s inhabitants and ecosystems, are eligible for the nominations. The achievements can be within the fields of science, technology, education, public policy, or practice related to sustainable use and protection of the world’s water resources. In addition to that, the work of the candidate should have an impact and/or great potential. However, self-nominations or nominations by persons with direct professional or family ties to the candidate are not considerable.
This category covers achievements that have improved the governance and management of water, as a natural and economic resource and/or as a human right and basic service. In particular, the category includes:
Basically, this category includes basic and applied research to develop new knowledge of and scientific leadership in:
Short nominations should be in English and the candidates must submit through the online form. For the short nomination, candidates must include the candidate’s name and affiliation, the nominator’s contact details and a short description of the candidate’s achievements.
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