GWP at World Water Week 2012

The 2012 World Water Week takes place on 26-31 August 2012 in Stockholm, Sweden. This year's theme is "Water and Food Security".

GWP supports the World Water Week in many ways. Come and visit us in our booth B03:33, where you will find material on water resources management such as background papers and policy briefs in several languages, more information about the work of the GWP network and how you can become a Partner. Download programme of GWP participation.

GWP will launch a new Perspectives Paper on "Groundwater Resources and Irrigated Agriculture – making a beneficial relation more sustainable" on Tuesday 28 August 17.30-18.30 in our booth. More GWP publications are being launched at the conference.

27 August 2012

Side Event: Water, Climate and Development
Time: 12.45-13.45
Venue: K23, download programme

Seminar: Concrete Actions: Advancing the Integration of Gender, Water, Food Security
Time: 15.45-18.45
Venue: T5, download brochure

28 August 2012

Workshop: Governance for water and food security
Time: 09:00-17:30
Venue: K16/17

Workshop: Towards a Green Economy: The Water-Food-Energy Nexus
Time: 09:00-17:30
Venue: T5

Seminar: Climate Services and Early Warning Systems for Water in Agriculture
Time: 09:00-12.30
Venue: T3

Seminar: Africa in 2040 - Water and Sanitation as Catalyst Growth and Development
Time: 14:00-17:30
Venue: K2

29 August 2012

Seminar: Bridging Boundaries through Multilevel Water Governance for Climate Adaptation
Time: 09:00-12:30
Venue: T5

Seminar: Relationship between Climate Change, Water and Food Security in the Americas
Time: 14.00-17.30
Venue: T4

Botswana Water Resources Management and Linkage to Improving Food Security, download flyer
Time: 17:45-18:45
Venue: K24

30 August 2012

Workshop: Trade and Food Security
Time: 09:00-12:30
Venue: K22

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.