2010 Stockholm water prize: Final call for nominations!

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The nomination deadline for the prestigious 2010 Stockholm Water Prize is September 30, 2009. If there is someone in your professional network with an exceptional body of work related to water, we urge you to consider nominating them for this honour now!

First presented in 1991, The Stockholm Water Prize is the world’s most prestigious prize for outstanding achievement in water-related activities. The annual prize, which includes a USD 150,000 award and a crystal sculpture specially designed and created by Orrefors, honours individuals, institutions or organisations whose work contributes broadly to the conservation and protection of water resources and to improved health of the planet’s inhabitants and ecosystems.

Any activity or actor which contributes broadly to the availability, conservation and protection of the world’s water resources, and to improved water conditions which contribute to the health of the planet’s inhabitants and ecosystems, is eligible to be nominated. The activities can be within the fields of education and awareness raising, human and international relations, research, water management or water-related local activities. The work of nominees should have great potential or proven impact.

The nomination period for the 2010 Stockholm Water Prize is now open. The nomination form can be accesed here: 2010 Stockholm Water Prize Nomination

Additional information or clarification can be requested from: swp.secretary@siwi.org.

Learn more: Stockholm Water Prize, Nomination Guidelines

November 25, 2009 12:00AM