Nominate your candidate to Stockholm Water Prize 2022

News Sep 06, 2021

Do you know an outstanding woman, a man or an organization who has made significant contributions to the sustainable use and protection of the world’s freshwater? Until 30 September you can submit a nomination to the 2022 Stockholm Water Prize.

Stockholm Water Prize is the world’s most prestigious water award presented annually since 1991. The Prize was established to raise awareness of water issues and honour outstanding achievements. Over the years, it has been awarded in recognition of groundbreaking research and bold innovations that have transformed how we understand and manage water. The laureates come from all over the world and represent a broad range of water-related activities, professions, and scientific disciplines.

“I am really grateful that the prize exists because it shines a light for the world on just how important freshwater is to life on this planet,” said the 2021 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate Sandra Postel when she was awarded the Prize.

Now we are seeking for the next Stockholm Water Prize Laureate who will be announced in March 2022. Anyone can submit a nomination and the procedure is simple. You send the name of the person you wish to nominate and a short supporting statement (250-500 words) to the Stockholm Water Prize Nominating Committee, consisting of internationally renowned water experts. If your candidate is short-listed, you will be asked to provide further information about the nominee. (You can however not nominate yourself, a family member or someone with whom you have close professional ties.) Here you find all the information you need to nominate.

So, take a moment to reflect on who deserves to become the next Stockholm Water Prize Laureate and share this invitation to nominate in your networks. We especially encourage more nominations of women, who have so far been underrepresented among the laureates.

The last day to submit a nomination is 30 September.

Don’t wait – nominate today!

Learn more about Stockholm Water Prize.