SCALING UP INNOVATIVE CLIMATE FINANCE AND TECHNOLOGIES FOR A WATER-SECURE WORLD
Water Changemaker Awards 2023
H.E. Dr. Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi
President of Botswana Chair
Presidential Global Changemakers Award
H.E. Mokgweetsi Masisi, president of Botswana presents the Water Changemakers 2023 Presidential Awards during the UN Water Conference.
Water Changemaker Awards 2023 is a global initiative that aims to recognise high-level commitment and leadership for climate resilient water investments and showcase the most promising climate resilient innovations with the greatest potential for scale, replication, and further investment to support a water-secure world.
Water Changemaker Awards include the Presidential Changemaker Award – for demonstrated leadership and commitment and the Innovation Changemaker Award- for the most promising climate innovations.
Presidential awards were presented to the representatives of the high-level panel on water investments for Africa and the alternate co-chair
H.E. Jakaya Kikwete, Alternate co-chair of the High-Level Panel, Former President of Tanzania
H.E. Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, Prime Minister of the Republic of Namibia on behalf of H.E. Hage Gottfried Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia
H.E. Mark Zellenrath, the Kingdom of the Netherlands Ambassador to the United States of America on behalf of H.E Mark Rutte, Prime Minster of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
H.E. Serigne Mbaye Thiam, Minister of Water and Sanitation on behalf of H.E. Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal
Innovation Changemakers Awards 2023 Open
We are looking for organisations, entities, and individuals who have innovative initiatives that have contributed to building resilience to climate change and need support for scale up.
Innovation Awards VIDEO
2 MARCH 2023:
4 JULY 2023:
6 JULY 2023:
Global Launch of Changemakers, Hosted by K-Water, in Korea. Call for climate innovations opens.
Announcement of top 30 shortlisted applicants at UN SDG Summit, UN General Assembly (UNGA) New York, USA.
NOVEMBER 2023: THE Winners WILL BE announced during cop 28 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Water Changemaker Awards 2023 is an engagement that will take place over the course of 9 months, in various locations throughout the year. It is not only the ultimate winners that receive recognition, but the participation of the applicants to showcase the innovation developed around the world.