World Water Week
2016 World Water Week Programme
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Latin America and Caribbean
Towards universal access to drinking water in fragile contexts:DRC
The event focuses on good governance in the water sector in the Democratic Republic of the Congo as a context specific methodology to advance long-term development while promoting access to safe and affordable drinking water in a country without a viable justice system, lack of security and weak institutional capacities.
Protection of the Sacred: Wastewater management and Indigenous Realities
What are the implications of water and wastewater management on indigenous cultures and survival? Many indigenous peoples hold a holistic worldview on water but face injustices regarding water pollution, especially women. How to ensure indigenous peoples participate in decision-making, and designing of solutions? Making space for indigenous voices on water/wastewater.
Toward Women-Inclusive Water Governance
The event will discuss how to assess the impact of women's involvement in water policy making and implementation, with the objective to learn from practical experiences and formulate policy recommendations on how to foster women-inclusive water governance.
Is wastewater a She? Linking SDG6.3 (wastewater) and SDG5 (gender)
No SDG 6 without SDG 5! The lack of wastewater treatment is not gender neutral. Sustainable wastewater services need to focus on women’s involvement – as consulted customers and as wastewater professionals. Participants will discuss the challenges that women face and good policies and practices that can address them.
Gender and the Sanitation Market
Market-based approaches to sanitation harness market forces to stoke demand and build supply capacity for sanitation products and services. This side event draws on the experience of development practitioners and funders to move beyond theory to drive the discussion on how to incorporate gender-equity objectives into market-based approaches to sanitation.
Gender and Water: Synergistic interactions in a complex relationship
The event will use a paper produced by the World Bank as background document to frame the discussion & unpack the complexity and synergistic interactions of gender & water. A Davos-style panel of experts from Sida, World Bank, WIEGO & government will be moderated by John Sibi-Okumo.