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2016 World Water Week in Stockholm
28 August - 2 September, 2016


Water for sustainable growth

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2015 World Water Week photos, videos and podcasts available in SIWI Mediahub

Plenaries, events, award ceremonies, SIWI sofa sessions, press briefings, and more!

World Water Week in Stockholm

28 August – 2 September, 2016

World Water Week in Stockholm is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. It is organized by SIWI. This year, the theme is Water and Sustainable Growth. It is also the 20th jubilee of the Stockholm Junior Water Prize. In 2015, over 3,000 individuals and close to 300 convening organizations from 130 countries participated in the Week.

Experts, practitioners, decision-makers, business innovators and young professionals from a range of sectors and countries come to Stockholm to network, exchange ideas, foster new thinking and develop solutions to the most pressing water-related challenges of today. We believe water is key to our future prosperity, and that together, we can achieve a water wise world.

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Latest News

Latest Press Releases

  • Banner Closing Press Release Marshall Åsa Romson Benedito Braga

    SIWI urges negotiators to hydrate the climate agreement

    Stockholm (28 August 2015) – World Water Week closed on Friday, with SIWI urging climate negotiators to ensure that water is thoroughly integrated in the global 2015 climate agreement. This year, World Water Week – themed Water for Development – had 3,300 participants from 125......

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  • Rajendra Singh and HM The King of Sweden

    The Water Man of India receives Stockholm Water Prize

    Rajendra Singh of India today received Stockholm Water Prize for his innovative water restoration efforts, improving water security in rural India, and for showing extraordinary courage and determination in his quest to improve the living conditions for those most in need...

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Speakers and Panelists

  • jan-eliasspn

    Mr. Jan Eliasson
    Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations

  • margot-wallstrom

    Ms. Margot Wallström
    Minister for Foreign Affairs, Sweden

  • 2016 SWP laureate circle

    Prof. Joan Rose
    Stockholm Water Prize Laureate 2016

  • angel-gurria

    Mr. Angel Gurría
    Secretary-General OECD

  • isabella-lövin

    Ms. Isabella Lövin
    Minister for International Development Cooperation, Sweden

  • dr-A-el-Hafi

    Dr. Abdeladim El Hafi
    High Commissioner for COP22, High Commissioner for Water, Forestry and Fight Against Desertification, Morocco

  • Speakers images-Catarina de Albuquerque

    Ms. Catarina de Albuquerque
    Executive Chair, Sanitation and Water for All

  • Speakers images-Karin Wanngård

    Ms. Karin Wanngård
    Mayor of Stockholm

  • naina-lal-kidwai

    Ms. Naina Lal Kidwai
    Former Group General Manager and Country Head HSBC 2015

  • claire-reid

    Ms. Claire Reid
    Chief Impact Officer and Founder, Reel Gardening

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