A water-wise world for SNV

SNV is joining the world online and in Stockholm to present the contours of a water-wise world, based on our action research around the world.

Here’s what you can expect from SNV and our partners from 20-24 August 2023.

Sunday | 20 August | 14:00-15:30 | Room C2

Title:     Climate friendly and resilient approaches to water and sanitation management

Topics: Climate change, Finance, IWRM, Water supply, Sanitation

Presenting the climate-proofed impacts of a multi-stakeholder governance arrangement that is helping rural Kenyan households in arid- and semi-arid areas access and manage their (domestic) water needs.

Monday | 21 August | 09:00-10:30 | Room C4

Title:     Diverse voices and representation for stronger climate resilient WASH systems

Topics: Agenda 2030, Climate change, Community, Gender, Governance

Promoting diversity at the decision-making table to realise a more inclusive and climate-resilient future; essential for achieving sustainable development global targets.

Monday | 21 August | 16:00-17:30 | Workshop room 26

Title:     Seeds for sustainable solutions - assessing transformation in WASH

Topics: Agenda 2030, Climate change, Gender, Participation, WASH

Sharing inspiring stories and methods to transform exclusionary norms in day-to-day life to enable everyone to be part of the solution in building a more climate-resilient future.

Tuesday | 22 August | 09:00-10:30 | Room C4

Title:     Mobilizing innovations: taking action on climate resilient sanitation

Topics: Climate change, Sanitation, Innovation, Participation

Building on the multi-stakeholder UN Water Conference call to prioritise sanitation in climate actions and planning, this session reconvenes the global partnership whose representatives will share the latest evidence on and innovation in progressive climate-resilient sanitation.

Tuesday | 22 August | 10:00-11:00 | Online only

Title:     Sustainable cost-recovery: fundamental for equitable, sustained sanitation services

Topics: Sanitation, Finance

Reiterating the need to finance the full life-cycle costs of sanitation to cover capital and recurring costs and revisiting the 2003 Camdessus Panel concept of sustainable cost recovery to help design a fairer and more sustainable cost recovery sharing arrangement.

Thursday | 24 August | 09:00-10:30 | Room C4

Title:     Asia Pacific Voices for climate resilient inclusive WASH

Topics: Gender, WASH, Climate change, Oceania, IWRM

Scaling up gender transformative approaches and tools to redress the disproportionate WASH-related impacts of climate change on women and other potentially disadvantaged groups.

Thursday | 24 August | 11:00-12:30

Title:     Financing climate resilient WASH: social inclusive cost recovery systems

Topics: WASH, Climate change, Finance

Contributing to the search for a well-balanced and equitably shared cost recovery system for WASH investments based on lessons from a multi-country consortium programme.

Towards more inclusive learning and exchange

Finally, the World Water Week organisers are making good on the sector’s promise for inclusive learning, exchanges, and development.

For the upcoming conference, know that you can register and participate from a distance – free of charge!