King Hassan II Great World Water Prize

     King Hassan II Great World Water Prize

     

    Working towards creating global awareness and taking concrete measures to promote the cause of water is the underlying rationale behind the awarding of the King Hassan II Great World Water Prize, a world-renowned and prestigious policy tool. 

    Jointly established by the Kingdom of Morocco and the World Water Council, this Prize pays tribute to the memory of His Majesty the late King Hassan II, and to his strategic vision for His country's sustainable integrated water resources management, in addressing the Kingdom's water security.

    The Prize is awarded every three years on the occasion of the opening ceremony of the World Water Forum. During the Award Ceremony, a trophy and a certificate are awarded to the winner, thereby enjoying worldwide recognition and international exposure, along with a check of 100,000 USD.

    Falling within the overarching framework of “Cooperation and solidarity in the fields of management and development of water resources”, this Sixth Edition of the Great Prize will reward the candidates making contributions around the specific theme of “Working towards greater solidarity and inclusion in order to ensure water security and climate justice.”

    Outcome of the 6th edition

    The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) was awarded the 6th King Hassan II Great World Water Prize by the Government of Morocco and the World Water Council at the 8th World Water Forum in Brasilia, Brazil. During the opening ceremony of the 8th World Water Forum, Angel Gurria, the Secretary-General of the winning organization, described receiving this prize as a great honor. Read more 
     

    World Water Council
    Secretariat of the King Hassan II Great World Water Prize 
    Espace Gaymard
    2-4 place d'Arvieux
    13002 Marseille
    FRANCE
    Tel: +33 4 91 99 41 00
    Fax: +33 4 91 99 41 01
    Email: hassan2@worldwatercouncil.org 

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