Stockholm World Water Week (SWWW) Asia Focus
Stockholm World Water Week, hosted by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), is an international conference focused on global water issues. Experts, decision-makers, businesses, young professionals, and NGOs from across the world gathered to discuss water issues.
The Asia-Pacific Water Forum (APWF) served as an overall coordinator of the Asia Focus Sessions, having been exchanged the Memorandum of Understanding with SIWI since 2018.
Stockholm World Water Week 2022 Online, 23 -25 August:
Stockholm World Water Week 2022 was organized from 23rd August to 1st September. Online sessions was held from 23 -25 August, and on-site sessions was held from 28th August to 1st September.
This year’s theme was “Seeing the Unseen The Value of Water”:
It discusses in terms of the following three scopes:
・The value of water for people and development
・The financial and economic value of water
・The value of water for nature and climate
The Japan Water Forum, as the Asia-Pacific Water Forum (APWF), was organize the following four sessions. (Finance, Water Cycle Management, Asian Water Development Outlook Data Management, and Governance).
In addition, as the Northan Water Partnership (NoWNET), the Japan Water Forum was host a session focusing on nature-based solutions.
Asia Focus: Valuing Water infrastructure investment for water-related SDGs
23rd August 8:30 – 9:50 CEST (Japan time15:30 – 16:50）
Conveners: Asian Development Bank, APWF, International WaterCentre
Water Cycle Management
Water: Key to a Resilient and Sustainable Asia-Pacific
23rd August 13:00-14:20 CEST (Japan time 20:00 – 21:20)
Conveners: APWF, UNESCO Scientific Beaureau Asia and Pacific (UNESCO Jakarta), International Water Management Institute (IWMI）, Japan Sanitation Consortium, Korea Water Forum
Session outcomes: https://apwf.org/outcomes-of-the-session-about-water-cycle-management-key-to-a-resilient-and-sustainable-asia-pacific-in-stockholm-world-water-week-2022/
Asian Water Development Outlook: Data Management
Water Security Data: going beyond collection to making impact
24th August 7:00-8:20 CEST （Japan Time14;00 – 15:20）
Conveners: ADB, APWF, IWC, Daltares
Governance for climate resilience
Asia Focus End-to-End Approach for valuing Water on Climate Actions
25th August：8:30 – 9:50 CEST （Japan time15:30 – 16:50）
Conveners: APWF、ADB, Global Water Partnership (GWP), ICHARM
NBS for Climate Action with Sound Watershed Management
25th August 13:00 – 14:20 CEST （Japan time 20:00 – 21:20）
Conveners: NoWNET Country partnership
Danish Water Forum, Finnish Water Forum, French Water Partnership, Netherlands Water Partnership, Swedish Water House, Swiss Water Partnership, Japan Water Forum, Korea Water Forum
Session outcomes: https://apwf.org/nownets-session-outcomes-about-the-nature-based-solutions-for-climate-action-with-sound-water-shed-management-in-the-stockholm-world-water-week-2022/
・Asia Focus 2020
(Cancelled by the organizer due to the Covid-19 pandemic)
・Asia Focus 2019
・Asia Focus 2018