Join the Dutch Government at World Water Week 2021!

This year, World Water Week will be held as a full-scale digital event from 23-27 August. Under the central theme - Building Resilience Faster - the conference aims to bring participants together to develop solutions to address climate change and other water-related challenges.

World Water Week 2021.
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The Government of the Netherlands is convening and co-convening several sessions around a diversity of topics including valuing water, preparations of the UN-Water conference in 2023, long-term partner engagements and more. 

Session overview

A quick overview of sessions hosted by the Government of the Netherlands at World Water Week 2021: 

Monday 23 August
07:00-08:00 CET Local perspectives, global opportunities – Water as Leverage Asia
13:30-14:55 CET Towards the next generation of sustainability monitoring and accountability
18:00-18:25 CET How the Dutch are transforming the way they value water

Tuesday 24 August 
11:00-12:00 CET Inclusive practices in water climate adaptation

Wednesday 25 August 
10:00-11:00 CET Preparing for an inclusive and action-oriented UN Water Conference 2023
10:00-11:00 CET Supporting societal transformations in delta’s through long-term partner engagements
13:00-14:25 CET Values as the spark - Changing power dynamics, better water decisions
14:00-15:00 CET IP High Level Dialogue: International Policy

Thursday 26 August 
07:00-08:25 CET Private Public Potential: incremental project innovations for resilience and impact

This is World Water Week

World Water Week is the leading conference on global water issues and in 2021 it will be held as a digital event 23-27 August. The Week attracts participants from more than 130 countries and with many different professional backgrounds.

World Water Week is a non-profit event, co-created together with leading organizations. It offers an unusual mix of participants and perspectives, with sessions on a broad array of water-related topics, ranging from food security and health, to agriculture, technology, biodiversity, and the climate crisis.

Keep up te date!

Visit the World Water Week website to keep up-to-date with information about the Government of the Netherlands participation at WWWeek 2021.