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Conference: Week on Water for Development in August 2020

August 24, 2020 - August 28, 2020


Event: Week on Water for Development (WW4D) –

Dates: 24 to 28 August 2020

Organizer: German development cooperation (GIZ)

WW4D is also part of SIWI’s Stockholm World Water Week at home 2020

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How does climate change impact the quantity and quality of water? What are innovative finance mechanisms in the urban sanitation sector? And what is the role of Water Operator’s Partnerships in providing technical assistance in developing countries?

Those and many more questions will be tackled during the Week on Water for Development (WW4D) from 24 to 28 August. This virtual five-day conference, organised by the German development cooperation (GIZ), connects relevant stakeholders around key topics on water. WW4D is also part of SIWI’s Stockholm World Water Week at home 2020. A special focus is given to recent key concerns such as the impacts of COVID-19 and climate change on water and sanitation. During WW4D, GIZ collaborates with more than 50 partners to present and discuss recent findings, publications as well as best practices from the field.


24.08.2020 – Water and Climate Change

25.08.2020 – Finance and Governance

26.08.2020 – IWRM, Nexus and biodiversity

27.08.2020 – WASH and utilities

28.08.2020 – WASH and gender

Each day will be introduced by a key quote of a renowned individual of the water world. In more than 25 virtual meetings, participants get the chance to experience panel discussions and expert talks as well as to take part in interactive dialogues themselves. The aim is to encourage stakeholder exchange and learn from experiences in partner countries in order to face current challenges in the water sector. Among others, experiences from India, Jordan, Uganda and Thailand will be shared.

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