The Policy & Practice of Climate Change & Water

World Water Week

Stockholm Water Prize to be Announced on World Water Day (March 22)

On World Water Day (March 22) SIWI will be announcing this year's recipient of the Stockholm Water Prize. The world’s most prestigious water award, Stockholm Water Prize, honours women, men and organizations whose work contributes to the conservation and protection of water resources, and to the well-being of the planet and its inhabitants.

The announcement will be broadcast live on Facebook and shared on social media channels. To view the live broadcast, you are encouraged to follow SIWI on Facebook ( and to use #StockholmWaterPrize. The announcement will take place at 10 a.m. CET.

To receive the official press release immediately following the announcement, sign up for SIWI's mailing list. For more information about the Stockholm Water Prize please visit:

Participate in 2017 World Water Week!

In the recently released Call for Engagement document, SIWI invited organizations and individuals to become involved in 2017 World Water Week through event hosting and abstract submission. In these pages, SIWI presents the thematic scope as well as the nine core seminars, and provides you with the information needed to submit abstracts and event proposals for the Week. Submit today! Online submissions are being accepted until January 22nd on the World Water Week website. Read More...

SIWI Publishes "The Water Report 2016" in Leadup to WWW

SIWI's Water Report follows and analyzes current and long-term issues that are central to building a water-wise world. The Water Report 2016 discusses Water and Migration, Water in the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement, as well as Water for Sustainable Growth.

SIWI has published this report in advance of World Water Week, which takes place 28 August - 2 September in Stockholm. You can see the full press release at The report is freely available to view online or download using the same link. Read More...

AGWA Updates: World Water Week Edition

AGWA has just released the World Water Week edition of its newsletter - available here. This issue of AGWA Updates will provide you with all the information you need to know related to AGWA events before and throughout the week. It also includes a very important letter to the membership from AGWA's Co-Chairs. Take a look using the link above! Read More...

World Water Week: Last Call for Abstract and Event Submissions

The deadline for Abstract and Event Proposal Submissions for this year's World Water Week is this Sunday, January 24. Abstracts are now welcome from experts and actors of all disciplines who wish to present their work and research at the seminars during 2016 World Water Week in Stockholm. An abstract can be submitted for oral presentation or for poster presentation. More information about the abstract submission process can be found at Read More...

Joint Proposal on Water Resilience – adaptation and mitigation to climate change

At the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly, the Sustainable Development Goals were signed off by 193 countries and formally adopted. This is great news for the climate adaptation community. In addition, the French, Swedish and Peruvian governments presented the countries’ joint proposal, which concerns the central nature of climate and water issues to sustainable development, at a high-level seminar in New York. Read More...