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Find out about events, conferences, workshops and courses in which we and our partners participate.

For other events see the WASH Events Calendar.

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Join IRC at World Water Week 2022

23rd Aug 2022 to 1st Sep 2022

World Water Week

The World Water Week annual event is organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute [SIWI] and focused on transforming global water challenges.

World Water Week attracts participants from many different professional backgrounds and every corner of the world. With a focus on collaboration and shared learning, the event acts an important catalyst for change and attracts leading researchers, decision-makers, business representatives, NGOs, students, and international organisations. The overall theme of this year will be "Seeing the unseen: The value of water". The sessions are grouped under three theme headings:

  • The value of water for people and development
  • The financial and economic value of water
  • The value of water for nature and climate change

See what IRC has planned with partners during Stockholm World Water Week 2022.

Join our sessions at the event, online and onsite.

Tuesday, 23 August

Step in the shoes of a rural water asset manager

Convenors: WASH Alliance International
Location: Online session
Time: 07:00-08:20

 

Improving financial and water safety management of rural water systems (virtual session)

Convenors: Aquaya, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, IRC, International Lifeline Fund, Water4
Location: Online session

Time: 10:00-11:20

 

SIWI Seminar: Water-related investments and economic development (1/3).

Examining the Social and Economic Benefits Created by Water Investment

Convenors: IRC, African Water Facility, Asia Water Council, Stockholm International Water Institute
Location: Online session

Time: 11:30-12:50

 

Quality - Affordability - Sustainability: a winning market-based value proposition

Convenors: 1001 Fontaines, Aqua for All, Danone Communities, Drinkwell, Incofin Investment Management
Naandi Community Water Services Private Limited
Location: Online session

Time: 13:00-14:20

Wednesday 24 August

Strengthening service delivery models for universal and sustainable WASH services
Convenors: IRC, Stockholm International Water Institute, United Nations Children’s Fund
Oxford University (TBC), Rural Water Supply Network (RWSN) (TBC), Government of Malawi (TBC), African Water Association (AfWA) (TBC)
Location: Online session
Time: 11:30 – 12:50

 

Beyond Words: Art, Music, Sport, Celebrity for Change in WASH

Convenors: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH, One Drop, Sustainable Sanitation Alliance, Viva con Agua, WASH in Schools Network
Location: Online session
Time: 13:00-14:20

Thursday 25 August

WASH Response to Climate Change: climate resilience and sustainability challenges
Convenors: Amref Flying Doctors, Plan International, Simavi, SNV Netherlands Development Organisation
WASH Alliance International, WASH SDG Consortium
Location: Online Session
Time: 07:00-08:20

Monday 29 August

SIWI Seminar: Water-related investments and economic development (2/3)

Seminar: Water-related investments and economic development. Session 2
The Urgent Case to Mobilize Capital.

Convenors: African Water Facility, Asia Water Council, IRC, Stockholm International Water Institute
Location: On-site session
Time: 09:00 - 10:30

 

SIWI Seminar: Water-related investments and economic development (3/3)

Seminar: Water-related investments and economic development (3/3)
Efficient Public Funding: Maximizing Taxes, Tariffs and Transfers

Convenors: African Water Facility, Asia Water Council, IRC, Stockholm International Water Institute
Location: Online & On-site session
Time: 11:00-12:30

 

Focus on the Americas at World Water Week 2022 [This talk show will be held in Spanish]
Convenors: Inter-American Development Bank
Location: Online and Onsite session
Time: 15:00 -15:30

 

Investing in the future: a paradigm shift in the LAC region “Seeing the unseen: The value of water” Focus on the Americas
Convenors: Argentine Water and Sanitation, CAF - Development Bank of Latin America, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Inter-American Development Bank, IRC, NOW Partners, World Bank Group
Location: Online and Onsite session
Time: 16:00-17:30

Tuesday 30 August 

Creating new champions: enhancing cross-sectoral links to achieve SDG 6
Convenors: IRC, Sanitation and Water for All, Stockholm International Water Institute, United States Agency for International Development, UN-Water
Location: Online & On-site session
Time: 14:00 - 15:30