CALL FOR CANDIDATURES – Extended Deadline for King Hassan II Great World Water Prize

The Government of Morocco and the World Water Council are launching the 6th edition of the King Hassan II Great World Water Prize, one of the world’s great distinctions in the water sector.

Under the overarching framework of “Cooperation and solidarity in the fields of management and development of water resources”, this Sixth Edition of the Great Prize gives recognition to candidates making significative contributions toward the theme of “Working towards greater solidarity and inclusion in order to ensure water security and climate justice.”

Presented every three years in conjunction with the World Water Forum, the Prize will be awarded at the 8th World Water Forum that will take place in Brasilia, Brazil, 18 to 23 March 2018. The winner will be granted an award of US$100,000.

Candidates – an individual, a group of individuals, or an organization – must be nominated by at least two individuals and/or organizations active in the water resources sector.

All candidatures must be submitted before 31 December 2017 by using the online registration form available at:

For more information, please visit the World Water Council website:

Presentation of the Prize

Nomination Process

Governance & Jury 


Prize brochure