World Water Week
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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.
Sustainable Withdrawals -- How Do You Know?
Water management agencies in Latin America and Africa will describe the practical and methodological difficulties they are addressing to develop accurate information on water availability and to determine the quantity, location and timing of sustainable withdrawals.
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.
Rethink water. Reinvent business. Reframing the way businesses value water
Succeeding in a water quality constrained world requires us shift from conservation to reuse. This session will discuss opportunities and challenges of operationalizing circular principles for water management for business, with an emphasis on leveraging data and insights to inform and make the business case for more circular water management.
Snow Leopards: A Surprising Solution to Water & Climate Security?
A combination of scientific tools, community engagement and environmental conservation is helping Asia's high mountains progress towards water and climate security. Lessons and products from this multi-stakeholder project can be applied to other geographies, helping the world progress to multiple SDG targets.
Sustainable Tariffs: achieveing fair and equitable water management in Sweden
Tuesday 11:00 - 11:45
Setting fair and equitable tariffs in the face of the water challenges from climate change and urbanisation is a cornerstone of a sustainable society. WSP shares lessons learned from helping almost 70 Swedish municipalities to shift from a reactive to a proactive approach to water management.
Using Earth Observations and Models for Improved Water Sustainability
Facilitating water sustainability requires accurate characterization and prediction of critical aspects of water suitability. By combining satellite data with regional monitoring capabilities we can produce benefits for all regions of the world. This session explores how we achieve this multiscale capability and dialogue.
MENA FOCUS: Adapting to climate change: assessment, vulnerability & action
Who and which areas will be most affected by Climate Change in the MENA region? How can we inform adaptation strategies and decision-making as well as the global negotiation process? We are bringing together regional stakeholders to address these questions in the side event.