World Water Week
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District based initiative for SDG6: building country systems, leveraging partnerships
Achieving SDG6 requires coordination and aligning with country systems to bring sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene to villages, towns and cities. What does that mean in practice? This event will showcase a programme and partnerships in Ghana to bring 100% WASH coverage to a district as an example for replication.
Youth Solutions to Water Reduce and Reuse: Overcoming Upscaling Hindrances
This interactive session will introduce the actions of young individuals and youth organisations on a global and local scale to implement solutions on the topic of Water and Waste - Reduce and Reuse. Round table discussions will allow the participants to analyze best practice examples and means for upscaling.
Citizen observatories empowering people in integrated water and waste management
Citizen observatories are innovative programmes of collective action between citizens, agencies and scientists to promote a more sustainable and participatory water management. In this interactive event, participants will explore novel approaches by research, policy and NGO communities to meet the opportunities and challenges of citizen observatories for integrated resource management.
How to empower stakeholders reducing and reusing water; collaborative modelling
The side event entitled ‘How to empower stakeholders to reduce and reuse water; collaborative modelling’ will be an inclusive platform for knowledge and ideas sharing in relation to collaborative modelling and its use to reduce and reuse water by means of empowering stakeholders and ensuring their involvement in decision making.
Religious jurisprudence related to reuse of water
In this sessions we wish to discuss and unpack the issue of religious jurisprudence, especially related to water and wastewater reuse, legal and human rights implications and finding better solutions to deal with this growing and ignored issue.
HEPI: supporting WASH actors get ready for the next outbreak
Wednesday 12:00 - 12:45
This event aims to present UNICEF‘s HEPI initiative (Health Emergencies Preparedness Initiative). UNICEF will present the latest thinking and preparedness initiatives on WASH responses in health emergencies.
Subsidies revisited: Supporting the poorest and most vulnerable in CLTS
Based on recent research and implementation this session will look at current thinking on the use of external support within Community-Led Total Sanitation practice. The session will be highly interactive and ample time will be given to participants to ask questions, comment on presentations and share their own experiences.
The HSBC Water Programme: Transforming lives in the Ganga
Join our interactive session to find out how a multi-partner approach combining corporate stewardship, WASH and citizen science is helping to tackle waste water challenges in the Ganga basin. Our event will cover the innovative Kanpur Leather Buyers’ platform, improved access to sanitation and research to protect wetlands.
Don’t neglect maintainers: Don’t waste investments for WASH in schools
WASH in Schools (WinS) is directly linked to three SDGs and included in an indicator of the education goal. This seminar focuses on the key success factors for improving management and O&M of WinS, in its multi-faceted stakeholder setting, comparing innovative approaches, but always placing the caretaker at the centre.
Watershed: Motivating value and values for water
How do people perceive the value of water, and what inspires them to be better consumers and stewards? What are the shared values necessary for change? These are questions that will be explored during the session, "Watershed: Motivating Value and Values for Water."