There were three words that echoed through 2016 World Water Week. They were implementation, action and partnerships. The 2016 World Water Week kicked off nearly a year after the UN General Assembly agreed on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that will guide global development…
World Water Week closes: water has a central role in implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable DevelopmentPress release | 02 September
World Water Week closed on Friday, concluding that water must be recognized as the enabler of successful implementation of the entire 2030 Agenda as well as the Paris Climate Agreement.
Professor Joan B. Rose received the 2016 Stockholm Water Prize on Wednesday, for her tireless contributions to global public health; by assessing risks to human health in water and creating guidelines and tools for decision..
Three students from Thailand, Sureeporn Triphetprapa, Thidarat Phianchat and Kanjana Komkla, received the 2016 Stockholm Junior Water Prize on Tuesday for their innovative water retention device that mimics the water retention of the Bromeliad plant. H.R.H. Prince Carl Philip of Sweden presented the prize at an award ceremony during World Water Week in Stockholm.
World Water Week opens in Stockholm: water can be the unifying power for achieving the Sustainable Development GoalsPress release | 29 August
Leaders and experts in the water, climate and development communities have gathered in Stockholm to discuss how water can enable the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
2015 was a pivotal year for development with the Sustainable Development Goals adopted. Now that the ‘what’ is established, the agenda has shifted to the ‘how.’
Water and climate experts on Sunday called for a Green Water Initiative, as part of a Water Revolution in Africa, a necessity, they said, for alleviating hunger on the continent and meeting the Sustainable Development Goals.