Tuesday, June 28, 2011
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: King Hassan II Great World Water Prize
The King Hassan II Great World Water Prize is an international award jointly established by the Government of Morocco and the World Water Council, in memory of his Majesty King Hassan II of Morocco's distinguished leadership and encouragement of cooperation and sound management of water resources. The award was created in March 2000, with the aim of having a political tool at the disposal of both institutions to stimulate awareness and reflection.
The Prize is awarded to an institution, organization, individual or group of individuals in honor of outstanding achievements in any aspects of water resources such as scientific, economic, technical, environmental, social, institutional, cultural or political. The award is presented every three years in conjunction with the World Water Forum, during a special ceremony. The award winner receives a prize sum of US$ 100,000, a trophy and a certificate.
The theme for the Prize is "Cooperation and solidarity in the fields of management and development in water resources." The 4th edition of the King Hassan II Great World Water Prize will be held in Marseille in March 2012 during the 6th World Water Forum.
Deadline: August 31, 2011