GWP at Stockholm World Water Week 2011

Posted: 2011-07-05

The 2011 World Water Week takes place on 21-27 August 2011 in Stockholm, Sweden. This year's theme is "Responding to Global Changes - Water in an Urbanising World".

GWP supports the Stockholm World Water Week in many ways, and this year will launch the programme for Water, Climate and Development in Africa together with AMCOW on the Africa Focus Day on Tuesday, 23 August. In addition, two new GWP Technical Committee publications will be issued, a Background Paper on Social Equity and Integrated Water Resources Management, and a Perspectives Paper on Integrated Urban Water Management.

Come and visit us in our booth (EH02:20), where you will find more information about the work of the GWP network and how you can become a Partner.

Here is a list of events where GWP is providing speakers or is a convenor:

Monday 22, 15:30 - 18:45 Strengthening Water Diplomacy in Transboundary Basins


Tuesday 23, 09:00 - 17:30 Focus: Africa, download programme

Tuesday 23, 09:00 - 17:30 Focus: Eye on Asia

Tuesday 23, 09:00 - 17:30 Workshop 5: Water for Sustainable Urban Growth

Tuesday 23, 17:45 - 18:45 Focus Africa: Water, Climate & Development Programme for Africa, including launch of the programme

Tuesday 23, 18:45 Reception at GWP booth


Wednesday 24, 09:00 - 17:30 Workshop 1: Cities in a 3-D Landscape Perspective - Hidden Risks

Wednesday 24, 09:00 - 12:30 World Water Day 2012. Water and Food Security: Call for Solutions

Wednesday 24, 14.00-17.30 Focus Latin America and the Caribbean: Americas' Regional Panel on Water and Climate Change 


Thursday 25, 09:00 - 15:30 Workshop 6: The Urban Shadow

Thursday 25, 09:00 - 12:30 Governing Water Wisely: Adaptive Approaches to Water Resources Management

Thursday 25, 14-30 - 17-30 EUWI FWG Seminar: Small scale financing for water and sanitation

Thursday 25, 09:00 - 12:30 EU Water Initiative Multistakeholder Forum


The World Water Week in Stockholm is the annual meeting place for the planet’s most urgent water-related issues. Organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), it brings together experts, practitioners, decision makers and leaders from around the globe to exchange ideas, foster new thinking and develop solutions.


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