World Water Week
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Global & Local Youth Actions linked to Water and Waste
This interactive session will introduce the actions that young individuals and youth organisations have undertaken at global and local scale to implement water-related SDGs. The Business Model Canvas and World Cafe Dynamic groups discussions will allow the participants to analyze what has worked and how to scale it up.
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.
A Second Sanitary Revolution in support of The New Urban Agenda
A Sanitary revolution is necessary as the broader issues of solid waste management and drainage, must be included to bring the radical changes needed.
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.
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.
Accountability in WASH: from emergency to development
From emergency to development, governments and development-partners face an accountability dilemma. Governments often lack the capacity to deliver services meeting users´ needs, yet delivering needed services through non-state actors can be at the expense of building citizen-state accountability. The event explores ways to reinforce domestic accountability for sustainable service delivery.
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.
Fully engaging the disenfranchised society in water governance
The event will gather public and private sector water and waste services-related decision-makers who are transforming the usual processes for developing strategies and business plans, in order to build in greater involvement of the disenfranchised segment of society early in the life cycle of projects.
Journey to a world free of untreated wastewater
~~Seeing a world free of untreated wastewater may take several “SDG periods”. We are in danger of leaving the wastewater challenge to young people. This event involves young professionals challenging wastewater leaders on interim actions leading to safe water reuse until the world is free from untreated wastewater.
Join us on the road to Brasilia 2018
During this event, the co-organizers of the 8th World Water Forums will present the outcomes of the 2nd Stakeholder Consultation Meeting. The Forum’s preparatory processes will be reviewed, with particular attention on how all stakeholders can contribute and engage. The event will conclude following an open question and answer session.
Open government and water: a new water governance paradigm
The event aims to generate interest by discussing the experience of different Latin American governments or civil society representatives on co-creating and implementing national action plans within the OGP to ensure water challenges are taken into account in the public policy-making process, so to provide better water services for all,
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.
Sustainable Water Partnership: Delivering Stability and Benefits through Water Security
Water security has emerged as a core social and economic development area over the last five years. This session will present a new stakeholder driven water security planning and decision process developed by the Sustainable Waters Partnership and USAID.