World Water Week
2016 World Water Week Programme
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Latin America and Caribbean
Unchartered Warters: The Economics of Scarcity and Variability
This session highlights results from a flagship study on the availability and variability of water. With growing populations, rising affluence and expanding cities many countries already confront water stress across multiple dimensions. Using new data and cutting edge techniques this session explores the consequences on firms, farms, forests and cities.
2030 WRG Country Initiative: Blending Partnerships and Finance for Water Security
The session covers catalytic examples of 2030 WRG’s country engagements aimed at transformative water demand management: Public-private-civil society partnerships, innovative financing mechanisms, policy and regulatory reform, water governance improvements, economic incentives for efficiency enhancement and wastewater treatment, as well as infrastructure development.
The Roundtable on financing water
The event will host an interactive discussion with financiers on innovative financial solutions, with illustrations for wastewater and sanitation: How to turn robust pathways of investments into bankable options for investors? How to blend different sources of finance? How to package investments into arrangements that generate market-rate returns?
Powering the Wastewater Renaissance: Emissions Reduction in Wastewater Management
This event will include: Scene-setting presentation on global emissions abatement opportunity; Scene-setting presentation on the state in Europe, such as LCC, infrastructure, and opportunities; Scenario-based roundtable discussions to enable for creative problem solving; Summary and next steps panel discussion to synthesize results and actions; and Summary report delivered to attendees.
Water in the Circular Economy: Progress, Potential and Financing
This workshop will cover three ‘transitions’: the Progress, Potential and Financing, of “Waste” water in the Circular Economy. The goal is to promote and determine full potential of water in the circular economy and understand the financial requirements and instruments available.
Operationalizing resilience within water security
Advances in practical approaches for the assessment and management of climate change and other risks, and operationalizing resilience concepts at the country, basin, and project level will be shared. With active participation of world leading experts in freshwater resource management, real cases will be shared and discussed.
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."