Wednesday, December 17, 2008

World Water Week: Transboundary Waters and other flowing things

The World Water Week in Stockholm, the leading annual global meeting place for the planet’s water issues, now invites workshop abstracts and proposals for seminars and side events to be submited for the 2009 World Water Week, August 16-22.

The Workshop topics accepting abstract submissions are:

Securing Water in Coastal Zones
Benefit Sharing and Transboundary Waters
Securing Water in Coastal Zones
Access to Green and Blue Water in a Water Scarcity Situation
The Role of Inter-basin Transfers in Accessing Water
Safe Water Services in Post-conflict and Post-disaster Contexts
Securing Access to Water-related Goods through Trade
Water Storage Options for Secured Access
Subsidies and Financial Mechanisms in the Water Sector

The Deadline for abstract submission is: February 1, 2009.

Detailed information on the 2009 World Water Week in Stockholm and guidelines for submitting an abstract for presentation during the workshops is available at www.worldwaterweek.org and in the "First Announcement" available at: http://www.worldwaterweek.org/Downloads/1st_Announcement_09.pdf.

The World Water Week in Stockholm is hosted by the Stockholm International Water Institute (www.siwi.org). The theme for 2009 is: "Water - Responding to Global Change: Accessing Water for the Common Good  with Special Focus on Transboundary Waters."

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