The Youth Prize Contest is addressed to schools, learning institutions and civil society organizations worldwide, with entries being submitted by young participants aged 6-18 (primary and secondary education) through the institutions affiliated to the Global Network of Water Museums.

The following types of work are eligible: drawings, pictures, videos, and other media. Every year, among all received entries 6 final winners (among videos, drawings and photos) are selected by the Jury of the youth contest and awarded online on a specific event organized by the Global Network. 


Eulisse Eriberto
Executive Director of the Global Network of Water Museums, Director of Civiltà dell’Acqua International Centre, and Coordinator of the UNESCO Chair “Water, Heritage and Sustainability” at Ca’ Foscari Venice University.

La Spada Giuseppe
Environmental artist, Webby Awards Winner, Member of The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (New York) and Communication manager of the Global Network of Water Museums.

Lee-Niinioja Hee Sook
President of the Scientific Committee of ICOMOS-ICICH (Intangible Cultural Heritage), journalist, artist and designer. Member of the Advisory Committee of the Global Network of Water Museums.

Lessa Joana
Senior Lecturer in Design at the University of Algarve, and researcher at the University of Lisbon, Portugal. Member of the Advisory Committee of the Global Network of Water Museums.

Moors Eddy
Rector of IHE-Delft and Professor “Water & Climate”, VU-University, Amsterdam, Netherlands. President of the Global Network of Water Museums.

Otte Alexander
UNESCO-IHP (Intergovernmental Hydrological Programme). Representative of IHP at the Management Board of the Global Network of Water Museums.

Scoullos Michael
Chairman of MIO-ECSDE, UNESCO Chair holder (University of Athens), and driving force of the Mediterranean Strategy on ESD, Greece. Member of the Management Board of the Global Network of Water Museums.

Sharrocks Amy
Amy is an artist who has spent over a decade investigating people and water with careful observations. Her live artwork “Museum of Water” has travelled to over 50 sites worldwide, been visited by over 60,000 people and was nominated for European Museum of the Year 2016.



  • AUSTRIA – Danube Water-Adventure, Engelhartszell an der Donau
  • BANGLADESH – Community-based Water Museum of Bangladesh, Kalapara
  • BELGIUM – Hidrodoe, Herentals
  • BELGIUM – Musée de l’Eau et de la Fontaine, Ottignies
  • BURKINA FASO – Musée de l’Eau, Ouagadougou
  • CHINA – Chongqing Baiheliang Underwater Museum, Chongqing
  • CHINA – The Changjiang Civilization Museum, Wuhan
  • CHINA – National Water Museum of China, Hangzhou
  • CROATIA – AQUATIKA / Freshwater Aquarium, Karlovac
  • ECUADOR – Yaku Parque Museo del Agua, Quito
  • GERMANY – Water Museum of Bavaria “Haus am Strom”, Jochestein
  • GREECE – Hydria Water Network / MIO-ECSDE, Athens
  • GREECE – World Water Museum (travelling)
  • INDIA – Living Waters Museum
  • IRELAND – Water Museum of Ireland
  • ITALY – Ecomuseum Martesana, Milan
  • ITALY – MUSE / Science Museum, Trento
  • ITALY – Natural History Museum / Fondazione Musei Civici, Venice
  • ITALY – Regional Park Po Delta, Veneto Region
  • ITALY – River Navigation Museum, Battaglia Terme, Padua
  • ITALY – Water Museum of Venice
  • MALTA – GHAJN National Water Conservation Awareness Center, Rabat
  • MÉXICO – Museo del Agua “Agua para Siempre”, Tehuacan
  • MOROCCO – Museum of Water Civilization in Morocco “Mohammed VI”, Marrakech
  • PORTUGAL – Museu da Agua, Lisbon
  • QATAR – Kahramaa Water Awareness Park, Doha
  • ROMANIA – Aquapic Water Museum, Timisoara
  • ROMANIA – “Leonida Truta” Water Museum , Cluji-Napoca
  • SPAIN – Museu de les Aigües / AGBAR, Cornellà de Llobregat
  • SPAIN – Museu de la tècnica de Manresa / Parc de la Sèquia, Manresa
  • SPAIN – Museos de Mequinenza, Zaragoza
  • THE NETHERLANDS – Haarlemmermeer Museum de Cruquius, Haarlemmermeer
  • THE NETHERLANDS – Nederlands Watermuseum, Arnhem 
  • UNITED KINGDOM – National Waterways Museum / Canal and River Trust, Ellesmere Port
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