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World Water Week 2019: Water for society – Including all

25-30 August 2019, Tele2 Arena, Stockholm (Sweden)

World Water Week is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. It is organized by SIWI. In 2019, World Water Week will address the theme “Water for society – Including all ”.

The Week provides a unique forum for the exchange of views, experiences and practices between the scientific, business, policy and civic communities. It focuses on new thinking and positive action toward water-related challenges and their impact on the world’s environment, health, climate, economic and poverty reduction agendas by:

  • Linking scientific understanding with policy and decision-making to develop concrete solutions to water, environment and development challenges
  • Fostering proactive partnerships and alliances between individuals and organisations from different fields of expertise
  • Highlighting ground-breaking research, best practices and innovative policy work by stakeholders and experts around the world and from multiple disciplines
  • Reviewing the implementation of actions, commitments and decisions in international processes and by different stakeholders in response to the challenge
  • Awarding outstanding achievements

In 2018, over 3,300 individuals and around 380 convening organizations from 135 countries participated in the Week.

On Tuesday, 27 August (9-10.30 am), UNSCN and other partners will host the event The multiple bridges connecting the water-nutrition divide: What’s new? - Flyer 

Read the blog post about the event on the CGIAR website

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