Top water and sanitation projects awarded at UN Headquarters

The Water for Life Award Winners 2015  From left: Jorge Miguel Samek, Director General Itaipu Brazil; Guy Laliberte, founder Cirque du Soleil; Catharine Bachand, CEO ONE DROP; Nelton Friedrich, Itaipu Environment Director; Deputy Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations Mahlatsi Mminele; James Spalding, Director general Itaipu Paraguay

The Water for Life Award Winners 2015. From left: Jorge Miguel Samek, Director General Itaipu Brazil; Guy Laliberte, founder Cirque du Soleil; Catharine Bachand, CEO ONE DROP; Nelton Friedrich, Itaipu Environment Director; Deputy Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations Mahlatsi Mminele; James Spalding, Director general Itaipu Paraguay

The winners of the 2015 Water for Life Awards gathered at United Nations Headquarters to receive their awards on Monday 30 March.

The winner in the ‘Best Water Management Practices’ category was Cultivando Agua Boa. ONE DROP Project India and DWS/WESSA Eco-Schools South Africa shared the award for ‘Best Communications and Awareness Raising Projects’. Continue reading