May 22, 2013

Save the date! SIWI to announce three prestigious Prizes May 23

Thursday May 23 will be a focal day in SIWI's work to recognise outstanding water-related achievements. The prestigious prizes Stockholm Water Prize, Stockholm Industry Water Award and Årets Vattenskola will all be announced on the same day, make sure to save the date!

On May 23 at 14:30, SIWI’s Chair Peter Forssman will announce both the Stockholm Water Prize Laureate and the Stockholm Industry Water Award Winner during the event “Cities and Green Growth – Urban Evolution” at Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre. The event is organised by City of Stockholm, OECD, Stockholm Business Region and a number of other actors.

H.R.H Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden will open the seminar, which also features Mayor of Stockholm Sten Nordin, Swedish Minister for the Environment Lena Ek, as well as international and Swedish policy makers, business leaders and experts. Seats are still available, register here!

Årets Vattenskola will be announced at 14:30-15:00 at a public event in Kungsträdgården in Stockholm, organised by Tekniklyftet and Vetenskapens Hus. The event takes place at 11:00-16:00 and will include entertainment, several award ceremonies, as well as an exhibition. If you are in Stockholm, come by Kungsträdgården to mingle with us at the SIWI booth and take part in the celebration!

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