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  • 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 ...


  • 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 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

  • 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, ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

    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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • World Water Week strives to become paperless conference

    World Water Week aims to involve all participants in reducing our environmental impact. Our long term vision is to become a paperless conference and as of 2014, we will not hand out pre-packed bags with conference material but let the participants choose material themselves. We have reduced the amount of printed material handed out at the conference and advise our partners to make material ...

  • Not in Stockholm? Follow the World Water Week online

    Browse the complete programme of over 100 sessions! Cruise the event finder for the latest event updates and to schedule your time in Stockholm.    Follow the action live with streaming video Visit ...

  • Hot off the press: World Water Week report!

    The countdown to 2015 World Water Week has started: today SIWI launched Water for Development – Charting a Water Wise Path, prepared as input to the world’s most important annual meeting for water and development issues. Water is crucial for human sustenance, health and dignity; as a driver for business; for food and energy security; and for the ecosystems upon which our ...

  • Press registration open for world water week in Stockholm

    The World Water Week in Stockholm will bring together decision makers, international organisations, business leaders and scientists from over the world to find common solutions to international water and development issues. Press registration is now open. The 2011 World Water Week in Stockholm is the world's foremost important water event, gathering 2500 experts from 130 different countries. The ...

  • LimnoTech Attends World Water Week Conference

    Paul Freedman, Wendy Larson and Laura Weintraub attended World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden, Aug 31- Sep 2014. The conference assembled over 3,600 delegates from more than 140 countries across the globe to explore collaborative solutions to the world’s most urgent energy and water challenges. The conference provided an excellent opportunity to interact with clients and colleagues in the ...


    By LimnoTech Inc.

  • Global leaders to convene for World Water Week in Stockholm

    Over 2,500 politicians, business leaders, innovators, and representatives of international organizations are set to meet at the World Water Week in Stockholm, 21-27 August 2011, to respond to global water challenges caused by humanity's rapid urbanisation. In over 100 seminars, workshops and events spread throughout the week, participants will meet under the theme "Responding to Global ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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