World Water Week 2022

August 23-September 01, 2022siwi-wwweek-main-photo780
Online and Stockholm, Sweden

World Water Week, organized each year by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), brings together experts, professionals, innovators and entrepreneurs from various sectors and countries with the aim of developing solutions for water-related challenges.

The theme of this year’s event is “Seeing the Unseen: The Value of Water,” with a focus on the diverse aspects of water, how others view and value water, and the exploration of water’s full value to society. For the first time, the conference will be hybrid, allowing delegates to join online and/or in-person in Stockholm, Sweden.

The World Bank Group will convene and participate in multiple sessions on topics ranging from transboundary cooperation and financing to agriculture, technology, innovation, and the climate crisis.

You can also follow our sessions along via @WorldBankWater using #wwweek

 

 

World Water Week 2022 Aug 23 – Sep 1

World Water Week, organized each year by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI),siwi-wwweek-main-photo780 brings together experts, professionals, innovators and entrepreneurs from various sectors and countries with the aim of developing solutions for water-related challenges.

The theme of this year’s event is “Seeing the Unseen: The Value of Water,” with a focus on the diverse aspects of water, how others view and value water, and the exploration of water’s full value to society. For the first time, the conference will be hybrid, allowing delegates to join online and/or in-person in Stockholm, Sweden.

The World Bank Group will convene and participate in multiple sessions on topics ranging from transboundary cooperation and financing to agriculture, technology, innovation, and the climate crisis.

You can also follow our sessions along via @WorldBankWater using #wwweek.

 

 

 

 

World Water Week 2018

August 26-31, 2018untitled

Stockholm, Sweden

World Water Week in Stockholm is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. Experts, practitioners, decision-makers, business innovators and young professionals from a range of sectors and countries come to Stockholm to network, exchange ideas, foster new thinking and develop solutions to the most pressing water-related challenges of today.

The World Bank Group will convene and participate in several sessions of World Water Week 2018, taking place from August 26-31. Below are a list of World Bank Group (co)-convened sessions and sessions with World Bank Group participating speakers. You can also follow along via Twitter using #wwweek.

Please also find a list of World Bank Group participants.

Press Releases: World Bank Bond Highlights Investor Focus on Sustainable Development Goals.

pexels-photo-261949.jpegSwedish Insurance Group Folksam invests in World Bank bonds to raise awareness for health, gender, responsible consumption and production, and climate.

WASHINGTON, February 12, 2018 – The World Bank (IBRD) has issued a US$350 million bond that raises funds for its development activities around the world, while highlighting four of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The sole investor in the bond is the Folksam Group, one of Sweden’s leading insurance and investment management companies.

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The World Bank at World Water Week 2016

The global water community is gearing up for Stockholm World Water Week 2016. Tpicahis year’s theme, “Water for Sustainable Growth,” comes at a critical time, as we are mobilizing to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in which water plays an essential part.

Water touches nearly every aspect of development.  It drives economic growth, supports healthy ecosystems, and is fundamental for life.  However, water can threaten health and prosperity as well as promote it.  Water-related hazards, including floods, storms, and droughts, are already responsible for 9 out of 10 natural disasters, and climate change is expected to increase these risks.  As water resources become increasingly strained, the risk of conflict and instability may also grow.

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