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. World Water Week 2019 will take place 25-30 August, with the theme "Water for society - including all".


Leaders and experts from the world’s scientific, business, government and civic communities convened in Stockholm to exchange views, experiences and shape joint solutions to global water challenges. World Water Week 2018 attracted over 3,300 participants and 370 convening organizations from 135 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.