GWP at WWWeek At Home

To bridge the gap between the 2019 and 2021 Stockholm World Water Weeks, the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) invited convenors to host a virtual adaptation of their World Water Week 2020-approved sessions between 24 and 28 August. The week goes under the umbrella of #WWWeek At Home. GWP co-convened several sessions.

Where to connect with GWP during WWWeek At Home:

24 August | 17:00-17:45 CEST

Enhancing the NDCs: An Opportunity for Addressing Water Interactions

  • This event discussed water interactions, implementation, and financing in the process of enhancing Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to the Paris Agreement.

25 August | 13:00-13:45 CEST

Action for Change: Practical Lessons in Valuing Water

  • In this session, leading companies who actively value water in their activities shared insights into what this can mean in practice. The session is hosted by the Government of the Netherlands, and GWP Senior Water Resources Management Specialist Ranu Sinha was one of the expert panelists helping to identify key learnings from the showcases.

26 August | 10:30-11:30 CEST

WW4D - Nexus, IWRM and Biodiversity

  • Cities and their watersheds - towards integrated urban water resilience. This event presented and discussed recent findings, publications, and best practices from the field.

26 August | 13:00-13:45 CEST

Solving the Water-Climate-Puzzle by Connecting Youth Stories and Decision-makers

  • This session explored ways to solve and make connections in the water-climate-puzzle by using youth stories as a dynamic narrative, connecting youth to decision-makers.

26 August | 17:00-17:45 CEST

How to Operationalize Farmer-led Irrigation: Implementers Dialogue

  • This session explored the development of farmer-led irrigation towards a resilient, sustainable, and inclusive future. Implementers engaged in a dialogue to identify actions at different scales to take sustainable and inclusive farmer-led irrigation development forward. The session followed a recent 3-part webinar series held on the topic. 

27 August | 10:00-10:45 CEST

Co-Benefits of Implementing NBS for Climate-Related Water and Flood Management

  • This session shared practices and lessons learned from 9 countries of Europe and Asia in the Northern Water Network on how to maximize the synergies and trade-offs for no-regret decisions regarding water resources and flood risk management in the context of climate change, using nature-based solutions (NBS).

More details on the week can be found on the dedicated WWWeek event website - including the detailed schedule of confirmed events.