Michal Kravcík, Dipl Ing. PhD. is a founding memberand Chairman of the NGO People And Water (www.peopleandwater.sk). He is a water management engineer (graduated at the Civil Engineering Faculty of Slovak Technical University, Slovakia). He worked for 8 years at the Slovak Academy of Sciences. He promotes sustainable programs for integrated river basin management in Slovakia, “Water for Third Millenium” and Blue Alternative. He is the author of publications including, “New Water Paradigm – Water for the Recovery of Climate” (2007), www.waterparadigm.org”. He is an ASHOKA Fellow and recipient Goldman Environmental Prize from 1999.