world water week News

  • 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 ...


  • 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, ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Final Programme for 2014 World Water Week available

    Check out the 2014 World Water Week Final Programme. Featuring over 100 events, including thought-provoking seminars, scientific workshops, high level panels and fun social activities, the programme gives you a complete overview over this year's exciting conference. Use the ...

  • Press Registration Open for the 2013 World Water Week

    Press registration is now open for the 2013 World Water Week in Stockholm! Decision-makers, international organisations, experts, business leaders, practitioners and scientists from across the globe will gather in the Swedish capital to shape common solutions to the world’s most ...

  • World Water Week 2014 - the ideas, inspiration and insights

    A week has passed since more than 3,600 delegates from over 140 countries across the globe assembled in Stockholm to scope out collaborative solutions to the world's most urgent energy and water challenges. If you missed any of the thought-provoking discussions that took place during the week, you can browse speaker presentations as well as webcasts and photos from ...

  • Discounted registration for World Water Week is open!

    Register now online for the 2011 World Water Week!  Early registration discount runs through June 30, 2011. Go to our secure online registration page here. Welcome! ...

  • World Water Week in Stockholm launches new website!

    Summer holidays are coming to an end and there are less than 4 weeks remaining until this year's World Water Week here in Stockholm. We have just launched a fresh, more intuitive website - your one-stop-shop for everything World Water Week. Keep an eye on the ...

  • Training courses in connection with the World Water Week in Stockholm

    The global water crisis is reshaped periodically by changes in climate, geopolitics, demography and economics, amongst others. At Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) we recognise the importance of staying up to date with these changes, and work provocatively to reduce and prevent the negative impacts of development on social, economic and ecological systems. This year, SIWI and ...

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