2014 Call for Nominations
The followig needs to be submitted in support for this nominaiton:
An executive summary outlining the main reason for the nomination (maximum 500 words)
Letter of Nomination (Detailed letter introducing the nominee and describing how the nominee addresses the criteria required for the award (maximum 4 A4 pages)
Two letters of support
Photo of the Nominee (in jpg or similar format)
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Nominations for this award close on the 31 March 2014.
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IWA Development Solutions Awards
The IWA Development Solutions Award is in recognition of outstanding innovation or contribution to science and practice which has led to demonstrable uptake, impact or influence at national, regional or international levels in low and middle income countries.
The Awards relate specifically to a) water supply and sanitation, b) technical and/or non-technical innovations and contributions, c) initiatives which have demonstrable uptake, impact or influence on practice, policy and thinking, and d) initiatives not less than 10 years old.
Nominations: should be forwarded to Executive Director, IWA. Nominations may be made through IWA Governing Members, IWA Board members, IWA Specialist Group management committees, IWA members (individual and corporate), and other actors active in the sector. A nomination should detail the innovation or contribution, emphasising the impact of the contribution and providing clear evidence of the national, regional or international nature of the impact. All nominations should be seconded by at least two other IWA members / referees from different countries to that of the nominator, and providing a reasonably detailed endorsement of the nomination. Entries should be submitted by 1 April of the nominating year in question.
Evaluation: will be by the IWA Honours & Awards Committee.
Nature of Award: A framed scroll with the recipient’s name and which will be presented at the relevant IWA Development Congress and at the relevant biennial World Congress.
The contribution is innovative (i.e., bringing unique or new solutions, representing a change or improvement in existing practices) and adaptable, with significant, demonstrable uptake, impact or influence;
Is focused explicitly on, or with clear relevance for, poor communities in low and middle income countries;
Relates to one or more of the following sub-topics: water supply and treatment (drinking water, wastewater), (on-site) sanitation, hygiene and health interventions, financing, community engagement, community education, planning, capacity building, regulation/standards, institutional development operation & maintenance, management etc
Involves significant local planning, management, delivery and engagement.