Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden Attends the 2012 Stockholm Junior Water Prize Award Ceremony. (VIDEO)
On the evening of August 29, 2012, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden attended the 2012 Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) award ceremony. The future queen of Sweden is patron.
According to the Stockholm International Water Institute the SJWP is a competition that:
“… brings together the world’s brightest young scientists to encourage their continued interest in water and the environment.
Each year, thousands of participants in over 30 countries join national competitions for the chance to represent their nation at the international final held during the World Water Week in Stockholm. During their time in Stockholm, winners of the national competitions receive an opportunity to meet and learn from the present leaders of the global water community and make life-long friendships with international compatriots who share a passion for water and science.
The national and international competitions are open to young people between the age of 15 and 20 who have conducted water-related projects focusing on local, regional, national or global topics of environmental, scientific, social or technological importance. The international winner receives a USD 5,000 award, a prize sculpture and a diploma. As a result of the competitions, thousands of young people around the world become interested in water.”