King Hassan II Great World Water Prize
Governance & Jury
The Prize Committee is comprised of seven members and special advisors from the Kingdom of Morocco and the World Water Council. It is responsible for the overall planning, management and promotion of the Prize.
The Prize Jury is in charge of the evaluation of the nomination proposals, in accordance with the rules, and screened according to the criteria of the Prize Committee. It is composed of international and Moroccan figures that are knowledgeable about the world of water, and also selects the Prize winner.
For the 5th edition of the Prize, the Jury is composed of the following members
Charafat Afailal El Yedri
Présidente du Jury
Minister Delegate to the Minister of Energy, Mines, Water and Environment in charge of water
President of Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University of Fès
Director for Water Research and Planning
Torkil Jønch Clausen
Water Policy Adviser, DHI
Vice-President of the Korea Water Resources Association (KWRA)
Republic of Korea
High Commissioner for Water and Forests and Fight against Desertification
President of the International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD)
President of the Foundation for Hydraulic Technology, Polytechnic School of University of Sao Paulo (USP)
Houria Tazi Sadeq
President of the Water Association for Machreq Maghreb (ALMAE)
The Secretariat of the Prize is located at the headquarters of the World Water Council. It comprises Council staff and is managed by the Administrative Director and the Prize Coordinator.