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Japan Water Forum

The Japan Water Forum (JWF), created in 2003, as a non-profit organization, aims to develop the human/information networks to adapt the know-how cultivated through the 3rd World Water Forum in expanding water-related knowledge and activities, in order to support organizations in their international water activities.




The City of Kyoto

“As the ancient capital of Japan for over 1000 years, with its outstanding natural beauty and the host city of the 3rd World Water Forum, Kyoto City sincerely wishes for the resolution of the world’s water issues. We hope to support people who are taking the initiative and putting their efforts into solving world water issues by offering them this award and an opportunity to present their own activities on the international stage.”
Daisaku Kadokawa, Mayor of Kyoto.




Soroptimist International of Kyoto

Soroptimist International of Kyoto is a volunteer organization which consists of female professionals and managers working toward the promotion of women’s rights, the cultivation of international understanding and protection of the natural environment over a 40-year period.
“We are confident that this award will be able to introduce remarkable activities to the world toward solving world water issues.” 
Shinobu Koizumi, President of Soroptimist International of Kyoto.




The World Water Council

The World Water Council is dedicated to strengthening the world water movement for an improved management of the world's water resources and water services. Its mission is "to promote awareness, build political commitment and trigger action on critical water issues at all levels, including the highest decision-making level to facilitate the efficient conservation, protection, development, planning, management and use of water in all its dimensions on an environmentally sustainable basis for the benefit of all life on earth."




The 5th World Water Forum

The World Water Forums are built on the knowledge, experience and input of different types of organizations active in the global water policy. It is a venture founded on the principles of collaboration, partnership and innovation. The 5th World Water Forum will take place in Istanbul in March 2009.




Supporting Organizations

Gram Vikas

Gram Vikas, which literally means 'Village Development' is an organization that has been working since 1979, to bring about sustainable improvement in the quality of life of poor and marginalised rural communities - mostly in Orissa, India. Gram Vikas was the winner of the first edition of the Kyoto World Water Grand Prize





The IUCN Water Programme seeks to bring together its extensive network of members, scientific commissions, government and private sector partners to sustainably develop solutions and initiatives to preserve our water resources








Secretariat of the Prize:

Colin Herron

Tel: +33 4 91 99 41 00