World Water Week 2020 is being held online this year with virtual adaptations of all sessions. The theme for WWWeek At Home is ‘Accelerate Action on Climate Change’ and runs from 24-28 August, 2020. Registration is free and can be done separately for each session (see below links to register for our four 2030 WRG sessions).
50L Homes And The Future Of Urban Water & Energy
MONDAY 24 AUGUST – 11:00-11:45 EDT | 17:00-17:45 Stockholm CET
This session is a call to action to the global water community to engage in the 50L Home Coalition, a multi-stakeholder collaboration launched later in 2020. The session will introduce the rationale and objectives of the Coalition and identify key areas for collaboration that lead to water and energy efficiency in the home. Read more >>
Building Resilience At All Levels – From Local To National
MONDAY 24 AUGUST – 13:00-13:45 EDT | 19:00-19:45 CET
With a largely urbanized population, Brazil faces unresolved historical social and infrastructure deficits, resulting in precarious urbanization territories. Especially in big cities, old challenges, as insufficient fresh water reserves, incomplete water distribution and sewage treatment, pollution of water sources, are aggravated by climate change, demanding new policies towards water security. Read more >>
Nature-based Solutions To Address Water Scarcity Due To Climate Change
TUESDAY 25 AUGUST – 13:00-14:45 EDT | 19:00-19:45 CET
The session will enable the dialogue around the central role that NBS plays to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS), highlighting the social, economic and environmental co-benefits. It will be discussed the contributions of NBS to improve water security and create resilience in a future scenario of water scarcity. Read more >>
Multi-stakeholder Cooperation To Leverage The SDG6 In The Business Agenda
THURSDAY 27 AUGUST – 13:00-13:45 EDT | 19:00-19:45 CET
The session will enable the creation of a dialogue around the undeniable link between climate change and its impact on WASH. The session will bring together representatives of different countries to discuss the impacts in the access to water and sanitation that they are facing due to climate change. Read more >>
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