Conference | World Water Week 2023

20-24 Aug 2023
Stockholm, Sweden & virtuallu

World Water Week 2023 is focused on innovation at a time of unprecedented challenges. The theme Seeds of Change: Innovative Solutions for a Water-Wise World invites us to rethink how we manage water. Which ideas, innovations, and governance systems will we need in a more unstable and water scarce world?

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The World Water Week programme is co-created with leading international organizations to give access to the latest trends and insights from many different fields. Here you find:  

  • Sessions on a broad range of topics. For the most part, these are curated by SIWI but convened by leading organizations from around the world. 
  • SIWI Scientific Seminars arranged by World Water Week’s Scientific Programme Committee. The topics of the seminars are chosen to delve deeper into different aspects of the year’s thematic scope. 
  • Accelerators, which is a capacity-building programme run together with partner organizations. Currently, the focus is on communication and business, two perspectives of crucial importance to accelerate the shift to more sustainable societies. 
  • Prize ceremonies. The world’s most prestigious water award, the Stockholm Water Prize, is presented in a royal award ceremony during World Water Week. You can also follow the exciting finals of the international competition Stockholm Junior Water Prize.