With these Overarching Conclusions, we are summing up a very successful World Water Week. With 3,300 participants from 130 countries, and participants from an ever-widening range of communities, World Water Week is cementing its position as the world’s most important annual conference about water and water-related issues.
On 25 September, world leaders will commit to 17 SDGs. Without water, however, these goals cannot be achieved. SIWI is in New York to amplify the importance of water to the global development agenda.
We have a result! Going Vegan won the World Water Week “Best Water Ideas campaign” with as much 58 % of the total 2,730 votes.
Highlights from the 2015 Stockholm Junior Water Prize Award Ceremony at Grand Hotel during World Water Week. Includes an interview with Perry Alagappan from the United States who won the prize for inventing a filter that removes toxic heavy metals from electronic waste in water.
In conjunction with the 2015 World Water Week in Stockholm, Swedish Water House today launched a report and a policy brief, both themed “Water, Forests and People”.