Online Press Room

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Welcome to the Online Press Room!

The World Water Week in Stockholm is a global conference that focuses on big issues and practical solutions. It attracts experts, opinion leaders and decision makers from every corner of the planet.

This space is to assist journalists in covering the news and ideas that emerge over the course of the week and contains story ideas, lists of press events as well as key speakers and experts. Browse through the sections below to find the content you’re after!

Practical Information

Press Accreditation

This year’s press registration has just opened! Register directly online. Accredited journalists are entitled to full access to World Water Week plenaries, seminars, workshops, side events and the conference venue.

Services On Site

A fully staffed press room (1st floor in the Stockholmsmässan) is available to accredited journalists. Here, you can receive assistance with interview requests, work in a quiet environment and obtain information on scheduled press events.

Online Programme

Use the online programme to search for a specific topic or get an overview of the themes that will be discussed during the week. Browse events by theme, topic, type and date.

Social Media

World Water Week has a number of social media channels through which you can connect to help stay abreast of events, updates and virtual discussions on the topics you cover. Connect now to uncover stories and find potential interviewees!

Media-specific updates will be posted on @siwi_water during the week. General updates will be posted on @www_team. The official hashtag for the week will be #wwweek.

Media Contacts

Press Releases & Speeches

Photos

We launched a new SIWI Media Hub where the photos from the 2014 World Water Week are available for download and sharing. High level panels, seminars, workshops, award ceremonies and social events as well as general water pictures are offered free of charge and without restriction, for non-commercial, editorial use by journalists and bloggers.

Please note, the new SIWI Media Hub currently contains photos from World Water Week 2013 and 2014. For photos from previous years, please visit the World Water Week Flickr page. Please follow the credit information provided on each items.

Photos on water-related issues

Find high-res photos on climate change, water in urban environments, agriculture, sanitation and other water related issues on the SIWI flickr stream: http://www.flickr.com/photos/51218237@N08/sets/
Note: the photos are free to download and use with credits given to the photographer.
DSC01687_edit 106_0674 Sossusvlei, Dead Vlei, inside the Namib-Naukluft Park in Namibia
… and many more!

How to credit

Photographs may be republished with credit given to the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI).

Contact

For print-quality original files, please contact:

2014 Stockholm Water Prize award ceremony photos

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2014 Stockholm Junior Water Prize award ceremony photos

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2014 Stockholm Industry Water Prize award ceremony photos

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eThekwini Water & Sanitation (Photo: Cecilia Östberg, Exray)

Video

SIWI Media Hub: Download, embed and more!

The video material on the SIWI Media Hub is offered free of charge and without restriction, for non-commercial, editorial use by journalists and bloggers. Please credit the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI).

  • High quality video for TV broadcasters and web-based media journalists, SIWI Media Hub hosts broadcast quality video material online.
  • Interviews and edited features from experts on current issues and the conference
  • B-roll footage on different topics and from different regions of the world

Click here for more video material from World Water Week 2014.

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