Friday, August 05, 2011


CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: “Water for Life” UN-Water Best Practices Award

Nominations are now open for the second edition of the ‘Water for Life’ UN-Water Best Practices Award. The nomination period is open from 30 June to 30 September 2011.The United Nations Office to Support the International Decade for Action “Water for Life” 2005-2015/UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC) and the UN World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP) organize the “Water for Life” UN-Water Best Practices Award.

The purpose of the Award is to promote efforts to fulfil international commitments made on water and water-related issues by 2015 through recognition of outstanding best practices that can ensure the long-term sustainable management of water resources and contribute to the achievement of internationally agreed goals and targets contained in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Agenda 21 and the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation.

The Award is open to projects or programmes achieving particularly effective results in the field of water management or in raising awareness in water issues.

More information.

Deadline: September 30, 2011

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