Meet GWP at World Water Week 2013

Posted: 2013-08-27

GWP is a Collaborating Partner of the 2013 World Water Week, and will be convening and participating in many of the events happening 1-6 September in Stockholm. GWP will also launch several new publications, as well as a brand new website for the IWRM ToolBox.

The new and improved IWRM ToolBox website will be launched on stage in the exhibition hall on Monday 2 September at 16.10-16.30. Senior Knowledge Management Officer Danka Thalmeinerova will be there to present the website and answer questions.

Three new Policy Briefs will be available at the GWP booth B01:21 throughout the week:

  • “Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM): Toward Diversification and Sustainability” outlines how IUWM can provide a framework for planning, designing, and managing urban water systems.
  • “International Law: Facilitating Transboundary Water Cooperation” explains the importance of cooperation between states in order to resolve water problems and share limited resources.
  • “The Economic Value of Moving Toward a More Water Secure World” explains why it is important to understand the economic value of water security compared to other priorities.

Additionally, the new Perspectives Paper “Urban Groundwater – Policies and Institutions for Integrated Management” will be available at the booth. It offers an overview of the benefits of urban groundwater use, along with a discussion on some of the persistent problems related to this.

All papers are based on GWP Background Papers and publications by the network’s Technical Committee, which is a group of internationally recognised water experts. The material is for free and can be downloaded via the GWP home page or ordered in printed format via

GWP's participation in side events.

Photo: GWP's booth at Stockholm World Water Week 2012.

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