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Stockholm World Water Week

31 August - 05 September 2014

The Water Convention and the different activities carried out within its framework will be presented in different events organized during the Stockholm World Water Week that will be held from 31 August till 5 September 2014.

This year’s World Water Week is dedicated to water and energy. The energy and water theme will be addressed from two overall perspectives: the societal opportunities and challenges,  and the cross-cutting issues. The World Water Week will provide the opportunity to promote the important progress in strengthening transboundary water cooperation achieved under the umbrella of the Water Convention.

The Water Convention and its activities will be presented in the following events:

Date Event Flyer
Sunday 31 August  
Room K11
Seminar "Water and Energy": Expounding on the 2014 World Water Development Report"  
14:00 - 17:30
Room K11
Seminar "Energy Investments and Infrastructure Providing Benefits Across the Nexus"  
14:00 - 17:30
Room T6
Seminar "How the Two Global Water Conventions Support Transboundary Water Cooperation" PDF
14:00 - 17:30
Room T5
EU Water Initiative Multistakeholder Forum  
Tuesday, 2 September  

9:00 - 12:30
Room T4

Seminar "Water and Energy in Global Climate Policy: How to Increase Coherance and Ensure Effectiveness?"

Invitation to the seminar

Wednesday, 3 September  
14:00 - 17:30
Room K2
Seminar "Transboundary Water Cooperation: Implementing Benefit Sharing and Nexus-based Arrangements"  
Thursday, 4 September  
Room K21
Seminar "Hydropower in Transboundary River Basins: Private Investments and Regional Cross-sector Cooperation"  



Background document ENG
Opportunities to support the implementation and monitoring of a sustainable development goal on water under the Water Convention and its Protocol on Water and Health (informal paper by the secretariat) PDF