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Vienna, 8 December 2022


Media representatives are invited to the

Ceremony of the 10th Award (2022) of the Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water

Tuesday, 13 December 2022


Conference Room 3, Vienna International Centre, Vienna, Austria


VIENNA, 8 December (United Nations Information Service) - The Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW) is an international award with a focus on water-related innovation. Five prizes are awarded every two years, covering the entire water research landscape as a means to encourage research in finding solutions to water-related issues.

More information about the award can be found here:

The event will include remarks from:

  • HRH Prince Abdullah bin Khaled bin Sultan, Permanent Representative of Saudi Arabia to the UN in Vienna
  • HE Csaba Kőrösi, President of the UN General Assembly (virtually)
  • Mr. Abdulrahman A. Al Fadley, Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture of Saudi Arabia
  • Mr. Badran A. Al Omar, Council Chairman of PSIPW
  • Mr. Abdulmalek A. Al Alshaikh, PSIPW Secretary General
  • Mr. Niklas Hedman, Acting Director, UNOOSA


Media accreditation

Media representatives who wish to attend the ceremony should write to: 

Martin Stasko
Associate Communication Officer
United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
Email: martin.stasko[at]


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