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World Water Week - Water for Development

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Water man of India - Rajendra Singh - receives Stockholm Water Prize

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2015 World Water Week in Stockholm

August 23 – 28

World Water Week in Stockholm is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. It is organized by SIWI. This year is the jubilee year for both the Week and the Stockholm Water Prize. The theme is Water for Development. In 2014, over 3,000 individuals and 270 convening organizations from 143 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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  • 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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Plenary speakers

  • Speakers images-Stefan Löfven

    Mr. Stefan Löfven
    Prime Minister of Sweden

  • Christopher-J-Loeak

    Mr. Christopher J. Loeak
    President of the Marshall Islands

  • Dr-A-Ensour

    Dr. Abdullah Ensour
    Prime Minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

  • Speakers images-Åsa Romson

    Ms. Åsa Romson
    Minister of Climate and Environment and Deputy Prime Minister, Sweden

  • Manuel-Gerardo-Pedro-Pulgar

    Mr. Manuel Gerardo Pedro Pulgar-Vidal Otálora
    Minister of State for Environment and President of the COP20

  • Speakers images-Karin Wanngård

    Ms. Karin Wanngård
    Mayor of Stockholm

  • Speakers images-Rajendra Singh

    Mr. Rajendra Singh
    2015 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate

  • Gina-Casar

    Ms. Gina Casar
    UN Under Secretary-General and UNDP Associate Administrator

  • Speakers images-Adnan Z Amin

    Mr. Adnan Z Amin
    Director-General, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

  • Speakers images- Héla Cheikhrouhou

    Ms. Héla Cheikhrouhou
    Executive Director
    Green Climate Fund

  • Mr-Benedito-Braga

    Mr. Benedito Braga
    President, World Water Council

  • Speakers images-Barbara Frost

    Ms. Barbara Frost
    Chief Executive, Wateraid

  • Dr-Fred-Boltz

    Dr. Fred Boltz
    Managing Director, Ecosystems, The Rockefeller Foundation

  • Speakers images-Catarina de Albuquerque

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

  • Speakers images-Laura Barneby

    Ms. Laura Barneby
    Global Advocacy Manager, Unilever

  • Speakers images-Mattias-Klum

    Mr. Mattias Klum
    Photographer

  • Contact-Hope Mwanake

    Ms. Hope Mwanake
    Co-founder, Trace Kenya

  • Cristiana-Fragola

    Ms. Cristiana Fragola
    Regional Director Europe & Middle East, 100 Resilient Cities