2030 WRG at 2020 WWWeek At Home

World Water Week 2020 has been held online this year with virtual adaptations of all sessions. The theme for WWWeek At Home this year was ‘Accelerate Action on Climate Change’ and ran 24-28 August, 2020. Thanks to all of you who were able to join the sessions and engage with us on important topics. Please see below recordings of our Water Week sessions.

50L HOMES AND THE FUTURE OF URBAN WATER & ENERGY

This session was 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 introduces the rationale and objectives of the Coalition and identified key areas for collaboration that lead to water and energy efficiency in the home. Read more >>


Video 50L Home Webinar Recording WorldWaterWeek 2020

BUILDING RESILIENCE AT ALL LEVELS – FROM LOCAL TO NATIONAL

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

The session focused the dialogue around the central role that NBS plays to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS), highlighting the social, economic and environmental co-benefits. Participants 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

The session discussed the link between climate change and its impact on WASH. The session brought together representatives from various countries to discuss impacts of access to water and sanitation that they are facing due to climate change. Read more >>