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It’s World Water Week


September 4, 2013
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Sept. 4, 2013, Stockholm, Sweden – From Sept. 1 to 6, it is World Water Week (WWW) with this year’s theme on water cooperation and building partnerships.

The first two days of the event opened with discussions on the future of water, and how to be more water smart. On Sept. 6, it will close with a summary of the event’s success and challenges. The closing session will also discuss the water and energy theme of 2014’s WWW.

The winners for the annual Stockholm Water Prize Laureate, the Industry Water Award Laureate, are Netafim, and Dr. Peter Morgan of Zimbabwe. The award ceremony will take place Sept. 5 at city hall.

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The schedule for the closing sessions on Sept. 6 is:


09:00
Welcome by Chair


Mr. Torgny Holmgren, executive director, Stockholm International Water Institute

09:10
Best Workshop Poster Award

Dr. Robert Bos, Scientific Programme Committee

09:20
Water Cooperation for a Sustainable
Future – Bridging to the Budapest Water Summi
t

Mr. Tibor Stelbaczky, head of Department EU Sectoral Policies Department,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Hungary


09:40
Securing Energy and Water for All – Striving for Coherence

Dr. Kandeh Yumkella, special representative of the secretary general
and CEO for Sustainable Energy for All Initiative


10:00
Water – A Key Component in the Post-2015 Development Agenda


Dr. Eun-Kyung Park, Korea Water Forum, ambassador of water resources,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Republic of Korea


10:20
Presentation of the Stockholm Statement*

Mr. Torgny Holmgren, executive director, SIWI

10:30
Coffee Break

11:00
Reporting Back Session

12:40
Closing Remarks

Mr. Torgny Holmgren, executive director, SIWI

12:50
World Water Week 2013 in pictures


1:00
End of session

WWW is hosted and organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and takes place each year in Stockholm. The World Water Week has been the annual focal point for the globe's water issues since 1991. Each year, more than 200 collaborating organizations convene events at the WWW.