World Water Week 2021 runs next week, from 23-27 August. World Water Week, organized by Stockholm International Water Institute since 1991, is a platform for people around the world to share knowledge and collaborate toward meaningful action. The goal is to address our most urgent challenges by solving water issues. World Water Week 2021 is an online event, and it's free to register. The conference is open to all.
In collaboration with our partners in the “Ridge to Coast, Rain to Tap” project, VEI will be co-hosting 2 sessions:
BUILDING RESILIENT AND FAIR SOCIETIES
Rainforestation: Cagayan de Oro River Basin, Philippines
Tuesday, 24 August from 08:00 – 09:00 CEST
INVESTING IN SYSTEMIC CHANGE
Private Public Potential: Incremental project innovations for resilience and impact
Thursday, 26 August 07:00 – 08:30 CEST
This session is hosted by RVO. VEI and partners will facilitate one break-out session
In collaboration with our partners, WaterWorX is co-hosting 3 sessions:
AN AVALANCHE OF COLLABORATION TRIGGERING MAXIMUM SDG6 AND SDG13 SYNERGIES
To achieve effective Climate Change adaptation and mitigation in the water sector, systematic collaboration needs to become the new normal.
Wednesday, 25 August, 11:00 – 12:00 CEST
Convenors: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH, EXP Consulting, Soulbottles, Spouts of Water, Stockholm Environment Institute, Sustainable Sanitation Alliance, Viva con Agua, WaterWorX
ACCELERATING UTILITY PERFORMANCE THROUGH INNOVATIVE FINANCING AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
Panel discussion aiming to answer the main question: “Do the UWCF and WaterWorX meet the needs of water utilities who are preparing for a turnaround?”
Friday, 27 August, 08:00 – 09:00 CEST
Convenors: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH, Directorate-General for International Cooperation, The Netherlands, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany, Global Water Leaders, Global Water Operators' Partnerships Alliance at UN-Habitat, KfW Development Bank, WaterWorX
WHY COLLABORATION MATTERS: LESSONS FROM PARTNERSHIPS FOR WASH AND IWRM
Drawing on lessons learnt in Communities of Practice (CoPs) of the three different programmes (Blue Deal, WASH SDG Consortium, WaterWorX).
Friday, 27 August, 11:00 - 12:00 CEST
Convenors: Government of the Netherlands, Blue Deal, WASH SDG consortium and WaterWorX
Join us for a week of learning and collaboration on the theme Building Resilience Faster of the Stockholm World Water Week. Go to SIWI World Water Week 2021 and register for free.