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  • World Water Week in Stockholm

    This year marks the 25th World Water Week (WWW), held in Stockholm from 23rd – 28th August. It is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. This year is the jubilee year for both the Week and the Stockholm Water Prize. ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • A week at the world water forum

    With a team of collegues from Africa, Asia, and Europe, Wetlands International was present at the World Water Forum with full programme of presentations and contributions to panels. A main ambition was to lead a part of the so-called ‘Thematic ...


    By Wetlands International

  • World Water Week

    World Water Week opened in Stockholm on Monday with an ominous warning: time is running out faster than fresh water. If the "massive and complex challenges" facing one of the world's most finite natural resources are not resolved soon, the future looks grim with scarcities, pollution, droughts, floods, desertification and diseases. Gunilla Carlsson, the Swedish minister for international ...

  • Five weeks until 2016 World Water Week

    On 28 August, 2016 World Water Week kicks off! We are very pleased to confirm that Cardinal Turkson will participate in the Week, both in the Opening Plenary and in a panel on water and faith. From World Water Week Media Partner, The Guardian, correspondent Eliza Anyangwe will moderate part of the Opening, and environment editor, ...

  • The World Water Council at World Water Week 2016

    The World Water Council designed diverse and constructive interaction with the participants at this year’s World Water Week in Stockholm around the theme of “Water for Sustainable Growth.” In particular, the Council was a co-convenor of the day-long seminar on “Financing Water for Sustainable Growth” in cooperation with the OECD, the Ministry of Infrastructure and ...


    By World Water Council

  • Five weeks until 2016 World Water Week

    On 28 August, 2016 World Water Week kicks off! We are very pleased to confirm that Cardinal Turkson will participate in the Week, both in the Opening Plenary and in a panel on water and faith. From World Water Week Media Partner, The Guardian, correspondent Eliza Anyangwe will moderate part of the Opening, and environment editor, ...

  • Welcome to Stockholm for the World Water Week!

    We look forward to hosting the over 2000 participants already registered and ready to participate at the World Water Week. We hope you will join us in Stockholm! For more information about the Week, visit ...

  • Countdown to World Water Week in Stockholm

    9 weeks to go! In whatever capacity you plan to attend World Water Week, these newsletters will keep you updated on key dates and information in the run up to the event. Register for World Water Week today The Early Bird Registration discount for the 2014 World Water Week in Stockholm ends today, June 30. Don’t miss your chance to save 100’s ...

  • Register for the 2011 World Water Week!

    Join us August 21-27 as 2500 delegates from around the globe gather in Stockholm for the World Water Week. The extensive programme boasts over 100 sessions, each and every one exploring a particular angle of the global water challenge. Explore the full programme ...

  • Countdown to 2016 World Water Week

    In August 2016, Stockholm International Water Institute, SIWI, will host the 26th World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden. This preeminent international forum brings together scientific, business, policy and civic communities to innovate and collaborate in search of solutions to the planet's most urgent water-related issues, for our common good. Last year, over 3300 participants from 120 countries ...

  • Countdown to World Water Week in Stockholm

    11 weeks and counting! The 2014 World Water Week in Stockholm is on its way. Convenors, organisations, delegates, rapporteurs, journalists, scientists, politicians and businesses are busy planning their contributions to this special week. Navigate your way through the proceedings with the help of our ...

  • World Water Week in Stockholm 2012

    Organisations and individuals are invited to submit proposals for organising a seminar or side event at the 2012 World Water Week, or to send in abstracts for oral or poster presentations for the scientific workshops. Submitting proposals for seminars or side events ...

  • WGF at the World Water Week in Stockholm

    WGF will be convening a number of events at the upcoming World Water Week in Stockholm, August 21-27, 2011. Click on each event title to find out more. Benchmarking Governance of Private and Public Utilities in Urban Settings with a Corruption Angle ...

  • 2012 World Water Week - Feeding a Thirsty World

    Sweden Textile Water Initiative publishes guidelines document Sweden Textile Water Initiative (STWI) started in 2010 as a joint project between textile and leather retail companies in Sweden and Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). As of May 2012, 32 companies have joined STWI. The project focuses on water issues in the supply chains of textile and leather retailers with the ...

  • Register now for the World Water Week in Stockholm

    The 2012 World Water Week will be held August 26-31, under the theme “Water and Food Security”. Join 2500 water experts, practitioners and decision makers from around the globe, as they gather in Stockholm to find joint solutions to the world’s most urgent ...

  • Apply for the 2016 World Water Week Journalist Grant!

    Apply for the 2016 World Water Week Journalist Grant! Send us your application no later than 1 May Are you passionate about water and development? Have you covered these tpics in your work but want a chance to see more, learn more and interview major actors in the water community? Have you looked for an opportunity to report on a global water ...

  • Register Now - 2016 World Water Week

    The 2016 World Water Week themed Water for Sustainable Growth, is now open for registration. Don’t miss the chance to discuss critical water issues with experts from the world’s scientific, business, government and civic communities -  ...

  • Final Programme for the 2014 World Water Week in Stockholm

    The complete programme features over 100 exciting events, including thought-provoking seminars, scientific workshops, high level panel debates, fun social activities and much more. Download the programme. You can also browse the Online Programme for the most ...

  • 2012 World Water Week 1st Announcement

    The 1st Announcement has been launched, inviting organisations, institutions and individuals to submit event proposals and abstracts for the 2012 World Water Week. Here is how you can get involved: Submit an abstract for one of the scientific workshops Abstracts for oral and poster presentations for the World Water Week’s workshops are welcome from experts and actors in ...

  • New training courses in connection with the world water week

    SIWI and UNDP’s Cap-net programme will hold training courses in connection with the World Water Week, led by course faculty who are both expert educators and international specialists in the field. Courses may be added or changed based upon demand but will include different focus areas, such as climate change adaptation, water integrity, international water law, water negotiation, IWRM ...

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