GWP at Stockholm World Water Week 2010

Posted: 2010-07-12

The 2010 World Water Week takes place on 5-11 September 2010 in Stockholm, Sweden. This year's theme is "The Water Quality Challenge - Prevention, Wise Use and Abatement".

GWP supports the Stockholm World Water Week in many ways, and will launch a report about GWP’s work developing IWRM plans in Africa, “Water Security for Development”.

Come and visit us in our booth EH02:20, where you will find technical material such as background papers and policy briefs in several languages, and more information about the work of the GWP network and how you can become a Partner.

Here is a list of more events and activities that GWP is involved in:

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2010-09-05 09:00-12:30   Cleaning Up Corrupted Water: Enabling Mechanisms for Improved Water Integrity

2010-09-05 14:00-17:30 Maintaining Ecosystems and Related Livelihoods through River Basin Management

2010-09-06 15:30-18.45 Water and Climate in Focus: Changing Climate, Shifting Institutions: Building Governance and Capacity

2010-09-07 09:00-12.30 Latin America Focus: Expert and Ministerial Panel on Water Adaptation to Climate Change

2010-09-07 09:00-12:30 World Water Day 2011: Urban Water Management: Key Issues and Priorities for Action

2010-09-07 09:00-12:30 Seminar Water Quality Assessment: Indicators and Optimal Decisions in IWRM

2010-09-07 09:00-17.30 Workshop 5: Management of Groundwater Abstraction and Pollution 

2010-09-07 12:45-13:45 Side Event Groundwater Management and Protection: GW-MATE Lessons Learned

2010-09-08 09:00-17:30 Seminar Focus: Eye on Asia

2010-09-08 09:00-17:30 Workshop 4: Improved Water Use Efficiency through Recycling and Reuse

2010-09-08 13:00-13:45 Press Briefing and Book Launch: “Water Security for Development: Insights from African Partnerships in Action”

2010-09-08 16:00-17.30 The above-mentioned GWP book will be launched at the Africa High Level Ministerial Session

2010-09-08 16:00 - 17:30 Seminar Africa Focus: Integrating Gender in Africa's Water Sector: Bridging Policy with Practice

2010-09-09 09:00-12:30 Urbanisation and Water Management: Turning Adversity into Opportunity

2010-09-09 12:45-13:45 Side Event UN Watercourses Convention - In Force by 2011

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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