World Water Week Stockholm

World Water Week organized by SIWI is the annual focal point for global water issues. We strongly believe that water is key to future prosperity and that together, we can achieve a water wise world. This year's theme is: 'Water for society, including all'.

From 25-30 August the Holland Pavilion (booth C08) will be present again at the World Water Week in Stockholm (SWWW). Representing the Dutch water sector with an inspiring programme.
Deltares is one of the participating partners.

Join us at our pavilion with the famous orange tulip, to meet and greet, be part of discussions and get inspired by interesting presentations and elevator pitches. The Holland Pavilion crew is looking forward to welcome you. Main themes are:

  • Finance for Water
  • WASH
  • Water, Peace & Security
  • Water & Agrifood
  • Flood Risk

Special event on Monday 26th August: 12.30 – 13.30 (Dutch Pavilion):
Green Climate Fund is currently in the process of defining Strategic Framework documents setting out its ambition in all their sectors of climate change mitigation and adaptation. These framework documents will define Green Climate Funds priorities, scope of ambition, and mandate to engage in climate change mitigation and adaptation projects. To complement the Strategic Frameworks, practical guidelines are proposed for each sector, including the water sector. Recently, Green Climate Fund has started the initiative to formulate guidelines for transformative water projects. The purpose of this special event is to inform the international water community about this initiative, discuss opportunities for participation, and seek early feedback on the proposed development process and content of the guidelines. The water sector guidelines initiative is supported by the Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and Water, Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency and Deltares.

Special event on Tuesday 27th August: 17:45 – 19:00:
Water, Peace and Security – Networking reception
The reception provides experts like you with an opportunity to network and informallydiscuss thelinksbetweenwaterresourcesandsecurity,water-related security challenges andwaystoaddressthemthroughcoherentand integrated policy choices. The reception will also be an opportunity for an update on the Water, Peace and Security project and its work on identifying water-related security risks and potentialconflicts through large-scale data analysis and modelling and machine learning, comprehensive casestudy analysis,as well as integrated policy approaches for the diplomacy, the development and the defense communities.  The Water, Peace and Security partnership is a collaboration among an expanding group of organisations supported by The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Current partners include: IHE Delft (lead), World Resources Institute, Deltares, The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies, Wetlands International, International Alert, Oregon State University, and Pacific Institute.

Other interesting sessions (with Deltares speakers) at the event:
Sunday 9.00: Financing water risk through nature-based solutions: Insurance, investment, regulation (Room L11)
Sunday 16.00: Sustaining Water for Ecosystems and Society: Innovative Environmental Flows Approaches (Room L12)
Tuesday 11.00: Preventing plastics in our waters: more than banning straws  (Room L10)
Wednesday 11.00: Don’t waste Good Catastrophes: Aligning DRR, Water and Climate agenda’s (Room L10)
Thursday 17.00: Towards a working market for green infrastructure (Room L9)
Thursday 9.00: Analytical tools for identifying water conflict risks, (Room M4)