Women and Water for Global development Award
WOMEN AND WATER FOR GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT AWARD.
"This is OUR Planet Lets Develop it and Let it Grow"It is in order to recognise the role that women have played and continue to play in water, sanitation and forestry management in worldwide the Women International Coalition Organisation (WICO) International and its partner organisations have jointly developed the Women and Water for Global Development Awards. This initiative aims to honour and celebrate the hard work of women, and to highlight:· the participation of professional and community-based women, and · the key role women play in poverty eradication, education and sustainable development in both urban and rural settings. The launch of the Women and Water for Global Development Award would take place at 5th World Water Forum in Istanbul Turkey, March 2009 to women who have played leading roles in water, sanitation and forestry in the following four categories: · Research · Community Development· Education and Awareness · Management and Policy-making.A nominee for these categories can either be an individual or a group. The awards will be presented to women of stature, women who have excelled in their field, and who have made a significant contribution to the water, sanitation and forestry sectors in worldwideSuccessful nominations will be by the adjudication panel for:· the use of knowledge· skills, and· considerable capacity to ensure that water, sanitation and forestry management worldwide and towards building a Planet that truly belongs to all.