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Stockholm World Water Week

Stockholm World Water Week

23 - 28 August 2015
Stockholm Sweden
Stockholm Water Week


The 20th World Water Week will be held from 23 to 28 August 2015 in Stockholm, organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI).

This year’s World Water Week is dedicated to water and sustainable development. The World Water Week will provide the opportunity to promote progress in strengthening transboundary water cooperation achieved under the umbrella of the Water Convention, including in some of the work programme areas such as the water-energy-food-ecosystems nexus and climate change adaptation in transboundary basins.


The Water Convention will contribute to/ be presented in the following events:

Event Date and time Flyer
Co-operative water governance: catalyst for sustainable development and comrehensive security August 23
(2:00-2:30 p.m.)
Water-related disaster risk prevention: Time for preventive action

August 23
(4:00-5:30 p.m.)

Implementing the SDGs in shared basins through international water law August 24
(4:00 p.m.)
Re-framing silos to accelerate development pathways, nexus August 25
(4:00-5:30 p.m.)
Developments in International Law Applicable to Transboundary Aquifers August 26
(9:00-10:30 a.m.)

Cooperation on climate change adaptation and mitigation in transboundary basins

August 26
(2:00-3:30 p.m.)
EU Water Initiative Multistakeholder Forum August 27
(11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)