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Stockholm World Water Week

It is time for World Water Week, seven days when the world’s water experts come together to discuss H2O.

To speak out the voices of our members, our Steering Committee members Lesha Witmer and Marjon Verkleij, and our founding member of NetWWater Kusum Athukorola have attended several events during the World Water Week.

Stay updated on our activities here, on our FB site and on Twitter.



August 29th, 2015
Women for Water. Every Woman Counts. Every Second Counts

Session recap.Women are the most powerful drivers of change. They are agents of hope and solidarity, mothers to humanity, often carry the heaviest burdens and possess priceless knowledge and experience. 

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August 29th, 2015
Don’t cheat on us! Gender dimensions in water corruption

Session Recap. Women and men have unequal access and control over water. Women and men are also unequally affected by corruption- a vice which continues to plague the water sector. 

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August 29th, 2015
Stockholm World Water Week 2015

World Water Week in Stockholm is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. It is organized by SIWI. This year is the jubilee year for both the Week and the Stockholm Water Prize. The theme is Water for Development. In 2014, over 3,000 individuals and 270 convening organizations from 143 countries participated in the Week.

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August 24th, 2015
Women for Water. Every Woman Counts. Every Second Counts.

Session at the World Water Week in Stockholm, 24th of August 2015 at 16:00 with SC members Lesha Witmer and Marjon Verkleij taking part in the interactive discussion about the connections between SDG 5 and 6, key challenges and successes, and what needs to be done to drive progress on water and women’s empowerment.

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August 24th, 2015
Report of the 2015 UN-Water Zaragoza Conference

Please see the Report of the 2015 UN-Water Zaragoza Conference “Means and Tools for Implementation and the roles of Different Actors: Outcomes of the Zaragoza Conference Water and Sustainable Development 2015."

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August 13th, 2015
Newsletter NetWwater-Jalavahini Training

WfWP member NetWwater has conducted a training on the 18th of July in Sri Lanka on non toxic climate-smart agriculture. In their newsletter the participants of the training tell stories about their experiences and the use of the training.

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August 4th, 2015
Portraying Women Leadership in Water Cooperation

Portraying Women Leadership in Water Cooperation is a comprehensive programm WfWP is doing together with UN Women. See interview with Dr. Deepthi Wickramasinghe here.

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July 20th, 2015
VIA Water innovation challenge

VIA Water is looking for brilliant inventors, great minds and risk taking entrepreneurs to take part in an intense six week virtual programme that will accelerate your promising idea on water or sanitation into the next stage.

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