Press Room

Photos >> Where to get more / how to use photos from the Week

Photos from World Water Week are available on our Flickr page. Photos can be downloaded and shared with credit to the photographers. 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. You can also find high-res photos on climate change, water in urban environments, agriculture, sanitation and other water related issues.

On our Flickr page you can also find pictures from past Weeks.

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 coms@siwi.org.

World Water Week 2017 theme: Water and waste – reduce and reuse

The online press room is a space dedicated to journalists covering the news and ideas that emerge over the course of the week – both at the event and remotely. Here, we provide you with webcasts of the top events, important press releases and news as well as lists of press events, key speakers and experts.

For information  about becoming a World Water Week media partner, please email rowena.barber@siwi.org.

Practical information

Services on site

A fully staffed press room is available to accredited journalists on the 5th floor, rooms 501-504, of Folkets Hus, part of City Conference Centre in the heart of Stockholm. Here, you can receive assistance with interview requests, work in a quiet environment with light refreshments available and obtain information on scheduled press events.

Remote services

Don’t forget that you can easily follow World Water Week online! Sign up for our media newsletter to receive updates and press releases direct to your inbox. Be sure to also follow SIWI on Twitter and Facebook for live updates during the Week. Share our video material easily from our Youtube channel. Video material is also available for download from our MediaHub.

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.

Press releases

All press releases and news coming out of the Week will be published on this page.

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!

Follow @SIWI_water on Twitter and SIWI_Media on Facebook to receive updates in advance and during the week. Find videos from past Weeks on our Youtube channel. The official World Water Week hashtag is #WWWeek – use it in your communication!

WWW App

Connect to the WWW App to schedule your week in your phone and connect with other participants. You can of course choose how much you want to share. We recommend using the app for direct communication and scheduling.

Read more and download here!

Awards and ceremonies

Stockholm Junior Water Prize Award Ceremony

When: 30th August 2017, 16:00-23:45
Where: Grand Hôtel, Stockholm

Stockholm Junior Water Prize brings together some of the world’s brightest young minds. The royal award ceremony will be held in the precence of HRH Crown Princess Victoria.

The ceremony has 2 openings for press. Opening A is at 17:45 for journalists who want to attend the whole ceremony. (Journalists will be sitting on the balcony overlooking the ceremony and dinner. We will serve coffee and a sandwich). Opening B is at 20:10 for journalists who want to take part only when the award is handed over. (This is the only photo opportunity with the Crown Princess).

You need to accredit to the ceremony on beforehand. In you wish to be accredited, please send your details, a copy of your Press ID, and indicate which opening you are interested in, to coms@siwi.org.

Stockholm Water Prize Award Ceremony

When: 30th August 2017, 16:00-23:45
Where: Stockholm City Hall, Ragnar Östbergs Plan

Stockholm Water Prize is the world’s most prestigious prize in water. H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf is the patron of the prize and will personally present it during the ceremony.

You need to accredit to the ceremony on beforehand. If you wish to be accredited, please send your details and a copy of your Press ID to coms@siwi.org.

Media Contacts


Expert list

Closer towards the Week, we will publish a list (with relevant contact information) of experts attending World Water Week that are open for interviews, organized by the key topic they can talk about.

If you are looking for a press contact for a specific event, contact the SIWI Communications team and we’ll connect you with the right person.

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Press releases

For easy and quick access, press releases from convenors will be gathered and published here during the Week.

Other events for press

Here you will find events for press during the Week.

Photos

Photos from World Water Week are available on our Flickr page. Photos can be downloaded and shared with credit to the photographers. 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. You can also find high-res photos on climate change, water in urban environments, agriculture, sanitation and other water related issues.

On our Flickr page you can also find pictures from past Weeks.

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: Ms. Susanna Starck or Mr. Johannes Ernstberger.


Videos

SIWI Media Hub and SIWI Youtube channel

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

The video material on our Youtube channel is easily embedded and shared. We recommend using this platform for social media sharing and posting.


World Water Week 2016 – Opening Plenary

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World Water Week Daily

The official World Water Week daily newspaper is back! Stockholm Water Front is the best way to summarize your hectic WWW days. Below, you can browse last year’s issues of the Daily.