World Water Week

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Sunday, 23 August 2020
09:00 to Friday, 28 August 2020 17:00
Tele2 Arena

World Water Week 

The World Water Week in Stockholm takes place from 23 - 28 October 2020. The theme for 2020 is “Water and Climate Change – Accelerating Action” with a focus on innovation, science and actions  needed to tackle one of the greatest threats to our planet and our very existence.

World Water Week is organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and takes place in Stockholm, Sweden on an annual basis. It has been the focal point for global water issues since 1991. The yearly event is building on SIWI’s mission to leverage knowledge and their convening power to strengthen water governance for a just, prosperous, and sustainable future.

World Water Week is foremost a collaborative learning experience, providing a unique forum and opportunity to facilitate the exchange of views, experiences, and practices between the scientific, business, policy and civil society.

World Water Week in numbers:

  • Over 4000 people from 130 countries.
  • A 6-day programme consisting of 270 sessions, networking, and social events.
  • Two of the main highlights of the event are the Stockholm Water Prize ceremony, and the Stockholm Junior Water Prize international final and ceremony honouring outstanding achievements.

World Water Week – Overview

  • Content is curated by SIWI through an open call, delivered by 400 convening organizations.
  • Builds on an annual theme often synchronized with the UN’s World Water Day theme.
  • Links scientific understanding with policy and decision-making to develop concrete solutions to water, environmental, and development challenges. 
  • Fosters proactive partnerships and alliances between individuals and organizations from a wide range of different fields of expertise.
  • Highlights ground-breaking research, best practices, and innovative policy work by stakeholders and experts from around the world and from multiple disciplines. 
  • Reviews the implementation of actions, commitments, and decisions in international processes and primary stakeholders in response to these challenges. 
  • Awards outstanding achievements.

    The World Water Week programme consists of seminars, workshops, plenaries, live-interviews and much more. You can find the full programme and more information about the World Water Week on the website
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