Announcement: Applications for the 3rd cycle of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award have been closed. Read More >>


The second cycle of the award was launched on April 16 th , 2019 to a positive response from applicants from pioneering organisations, research centres, youth and innovators from all over the world. On January 29 th , 2020, ten applicants from eight different countries were awarded for innovations that have raised the bar to a whole new level. Their depth of thinking, comprehensive vision, and sustainable technology have proved that a strong mind and a will to help is all we need to ensure that no one is left behind.

In the first cycle of the Award, His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, awarded 10 candidates from 8 different countries who were selected for their innovative solutions for water desalination and purification.