World Water Week 2015

Last week, Global thought leaders convened in Stockholm, Sweden for the annual World Water Week. This year’s topic was “Water for Development” and during the week, the most relevant topics related to this theme were discussed – e.g. Financing, SDGs, Integrity, Gender issues, Climate Change, Energy, Sanitation, Food, Conflict Resolution, Water Management and more. During the week leaders and frontrunners were celebrated. See below to find the winners of this year’s awards.

Stockholm Water Prize: Rajendra Singh Learn more – click here
Stockholm Junior Water Prize: Perry Alagappan Learn more – click here
Stockholm Industry Water Prize: CH2M Learn more – click here

Both the Global Opportunity Report 2015 and the Global Risk Report 2015 by the World Economic Forum pointed to water scarcity as the world’s biggest risk AND opportunity. To learn more about the three opportunities to address the risk of a lack of freshwater identified in the Global Opportunity Report 2015, follow this link: Global Opportunity Report 2015

To read more about the annual World Water Week visit: World Water Week

Photo credits: Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI)

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