Hosted and organized by SIWI, World Water Week is the leading annual global event for concretely addressing the planet’s water issues and related concerns of international development. The 2017 World Water Week will be carried out under the theme "Water and Waste - Reduce and Reuse".


Leaders and experts from the world’s scientific, business, government and civic communities convene in Stockholm to exchange views, experiences and shape joint solutions to global water challenges. The latest edition of World Water Week attracted over 3,000 participants and 300 convening organizations from 130 countries all over the world.

Functioning as an open and dynamic platform, the World Water Week enables participants to build capacity, form partnerships and review implementation, thereby advancing the world’s water, environment, health, livelihood and poverty reduction agendas.

Also taking place at the World Water Week are the prestigious award ceremonies, as well as popular social events and excursions.