Young people aged 18 to 35 and working and/or studying the water sector in the Mediterranean.
Regardless of their place of residence, applicants must be nationals from one of the following Mediterranean countries: Albania, Algeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Morocco, Montenegro, Palestinian Territories, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Syria, Tunisia and Turkey.
Applications from Libya, Algeria, and Egypt are strongly encouraged.
Applicants may be active within public institutions, research institutes, start-ups, NGOs, or are freelancers.
CMI encourages applications from all backgrounds, including young water activists, entrepreneurs, and researchers.
Applicants are invited to submit their innovative work around the following themes:
Water and Climate Change Policies
Water Scarcity and Drought Management Best Practices
Water Security Migration Nexus
Water and Circular Economy (entrepreneurship)
The official languages of the contest are English and Arabic.