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Sunday 27 August
Cutting-edge youth solutions that have the potential to transform the water and waste sector face economic, political and cultural hindrances to upscaling.
Innovations for the SDGs: The young professional’s role – 14:00-15:30
The Sustainable Development Goals are a set of aspirational goals that will benefit humanity across the globe by the year 2030, which is a short 13 years from now. If you are a young professional, now is the time to act.
This seminar will address several critical questions to be addressed by researchers and stakeholders as we collectively transition to a circular water economy.
Monday 28 August
Opening Plenary – 09:30-12:15
The Opening plenary is the official welcome of participants, aiming to inspire dynamic and fruitful conversations throughout the Week.
Wastewater is not on top of the list when people talk about gender issues and water. But is wastewater gender neutral?
Tuesday 29 August
The event explores the inter-linkages between water (in-)security (and other challenges such as land degradation) and conflict as well as their potential consequences on peaceful and sustainable development more generally.
This session will focus of satellite capabilities and explore examples of programs such as the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Global Water Sustainability (GEOGLOWS) initiative which brings global satellite capabilities and regional expertise together to build new capabilities.
Highlights from Stockholm Junior Water Prize ceremony – Announcement 21:05
Crown Princess Victoria will award Stockholm Junior Water Prize to the 2017 winning team selected from 34 competing countries.
Wednesday 30 August
Highlights from the SWP Laureate Symposium: International Water Law: Promoting Diplomacy and Peace – 9:00-12:00
The Symposium topic has been designed to celebrate the 2017 SWP Laureate and his field of expertise.
Re:use, Re:make, Re:think fashion – 14:00-15:30
This event will highlight several brands who embrace the ‘RE:’ philosophy.
Highlights from Stockholm Water Prize Ceremony & Royal Banquet – 16:30-23:00
The 2017 Stockholm Water Prize Award, in honour of Professor Stephen McCaffrey, will be presented by H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden in the Stockholm City Hall.
Thursday 31 August
Highlights from Part I: Building a Resilient Future through Water – 09:00-10:30
This High Level World Water Week Dialogue will serve as a platform for multi stakeholder consultation on the progress on our global water goals.
Highlights from Part II: Building a Resilient Future through Water – 11:00-12:30
Panel discussion on resilience and water – science & practice, and concluding remarks
The Value of Water: Aligning Perception with Reality – 14:00-15:30
This dynamic ideas lab at World Water Week will explore the deeper conversation around the value of water, how it is perceived, how leaders are responding, and ultimately, how business, governments, NGOs, and stakeholders can better understand and create powerful narratives to talk about water’s worth.
This event will span solid and liquid fecal wastes, in sewered and unsewered settings.
Friday 1 September
Closing Plenary – 09:00-12:00
Join Closing plenary and listen to high level keynote speakers addressing challenges and opportunities within the fields of wastewater and ecosystems, hear the Key Collaborating Partners discuss take home messages and take part as the rapporteur teams present their main findings.