World Water Week Stockholm

World Water Week in Stockholm is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. It is organized by SIWI. In 2017, World Water Week will address the theme “water and waste – reduce and reuse”.

Deltares experts are contributing by presenting the latest research on microplastics during the plastic soup and deadzones: source prevention for cleaner seas session Sunday 27 of August from 14.00 – 15.30 in NL Pillar Hall / Pelarsalen.

Together with global water partnership we are  involved in the session: “How to empower stakeholders reducing and reusing water; collaborative modelling. The session will be held on Monday 28 of August from 14:00-15:30 in room FH 307. The session will demonstrate the relevance of collaborative modelling for empowering stakeholders and helping in the achievement of the SDGs by means of sustainable and inclusive development.

We are also a member  of the Roundtable on Financing Water on Monday 28 of August.  Location NL Pillar Hall / Pelarsalen. Convenor(s): Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment of the Netherlands / Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development / World Water Council. Investment in water security falls short of global needs and goals. The impacts on communities, economies and the environment are significant. Recent developments in blending different sources of finance will be shared and discussed. We will discuss how the Roundtable can inform the High-Level Panel on water.

Together with Cordaid, PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, The World Bank Group and Clingendael we will be addressing conflict risks in climate adaptation and mitigation efforts. This session will be held on Tuesday 29 of August from 14.00 – 15.30 in room FH 300.

Deltares is involved in the NAIAD project and therefore co-organising the  Joint Experts workshop “Green Infrastructure” to discuss and draft an action agenda for nature-based, green/natural infrastructure solutions.The session will be held on Wednesday 30 of August from 09.00 – 12.00 room: NL 360

We are also co-organising the session Ensuring adaptation through insurance: Mainstreaming resilient nature-based water management. This session is organised together with the NAIAD project consortium, River Duero Basin Authority and Stockholm International Water Institute. Thursday 31 of August from 09.00-10.30 in room: FH 307.