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23 Aug, 2018, 09:00 BST Global Leaders Gather at World Water Week to Help Solve Growing Water Crisis

The world must find new, nature-based solutions to meet escalating global water challenges. This will be discussed in Stockholm, Sweden, on 26-31...


22 Mar, 2017, 09:00 GMT Stephen McCaffrey, Trailblazer in International Water Law, Wins 2017 Stockholm Water Prize

Professor Stephen McCaffrey, USA, is named 2017 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for his unparalleled contribution to the evolution and progressive...


02 Sep, 2016, 16:09 BST World Water Week Closes: Water Has a Central Role in Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

World Water Week closed on Friday, concluding that water must be recognized as the enabler of successful implementation of the entire 2030 Agenda as...


30 Aug, 2016, 22:21 BST Thai Students Win 2016 Stockholm Junior Water Prize for Natural Innovative Water Retention Device

Three students from Thailand, Sureeporn Triphetprapa, Thidarat Phianchat and Kanjana Komkla, received the 2016 Stockholm Junior Water Prize on...


29 Aug, 2016, 19:20 BST World Water Week Opens in Stockholm: Water can be the Unifying Power for Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

Leaders and experts in the water, climate and development communities have gathered in Stockholm to discuss how water can enable the achievement of...


22 Mar, 2016, 10:00 GMT Joan Rose, Water Quality Champion, Wins 2016 Stockholm Water Prize

Professor Joan Rose, USA, is named the 2016 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for her tireless contributions to global public health; by assessing risks ...


28 Aug, 2015, 17:09 BST SIWI Urges Negotiators to Hydrate the Climate Agreement

World Water Week closed on Friday, with SIWI urging climate negotiators to ensure that water is thoroughly integrated in the global 2015 climate...


24 Aug, 2015, 17:05 BST Leaders in Water and Development in Stockholm to Seek Solutions to World's Water Crises

World leaders, water experts and development professionals are in Stockholm to jointly find solutions to the world's several escalating water crises. ...


20 Mar, 2015, 07:30 GMT The Water Man of India Wins 2015 Stockholm Water Prize

Rajendra Singh of India is named the 2015 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate, for his innovative water restoration efforts, improving water security in...


05 Sep, 2014, 16:31 BST Water Efficiency Must be the Guiding Star in Fight to Eradicate Hunger and Poverty

The 2014 World Water Week, focusing on energy and water, closed today with participants jointly emphasising the importance of a water goal, as well...


01 Sep, 2014, 13:16 BST World Water Week: Energy and Water Communities Must Cooperate to Meet Global Challenges

Global leaders gathered in Stockholm today for the 24th annual World Water Week, urging the energy and water communities to work together to face...


28 May, 2014, 11:15 BST "Most Progressive Water Utility in Africa" Wins 2014 Stockholm Industry Water Award

eThekwini Water & Sanitation, a part of Durban Municipality in South Africa, is named the 2014 winner of the Stockholm Industry Water Award, for its...


21 Mar, 2014, 08:00 GMT Giant in Global Water Management Wins 2014 Stockholm Water Prize

Professor John Briscoe, a native of South Africa, is named the 2014 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for his unparalleled contributions to global and...


06 Sep, 2013, 15:12 BST World Water Week Closes with a Call for Special Focus on Water in Development

The 2013 World Water Week, focusing on cooperation and partnerships, closed today with a call for the United Nations to put special emphasis on water ...


06 Sep, 2013, 11:54 BST El doctor Peter Morgan - inventor en saneamiento - recibe el galardón 2013 Stockholm Water Prize

El doctor Peter Morgan, de Zimbabwe, ha recibido hoy el Stockholm Water Prize por su trabajo de toda la vida de cara a la protección de la salud y...


05 Sep, 2013, 23:42 BST Dr Peter Morgan - Inventor in Sanitation - Receives the 2013 Stockholm Water Prize

Dr Peter Morgan of Zimbabwe today received the Stockholm Water Prize for his life-long work to protect the health and lives of millions of people...


02 Sep, 2013, 14:05 BST World Water Week Opens with a Call for Life-saving Cooperation Over Water

Global leaders have gathered in Stockholm for the 23rd World Water Week, calling for strengthened cooperation over water. With the world's population ...


23 May, 2013, 13:30 BST Innovations in Sanitation and Irrigation Technologies Win Stockholm Water Prize and Stockholm Industry Water Award

Renowned sanitation innovator Dr. Peter Morgan was named the 2013 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate and Netafim, pioneers of drip irrigation, was...


31 Aug, 2012, 13:11 BST World Water Week Closes With Vision for a Water and Food Secure Future

The 2012 World Water Week in Stockholm closed today with a "vision" capturing the perspective of the young water scientists and professionals on the...


31 Aug, 2012, 13:11 BST World Water Week Closes With Vision for a Water and Food Secure Future

The 2012 World Water Week in Stockholm closed today with a "vision" capturing the perspective of the young water scientists and professionals on the...


27 Aug, 2012, 10:42 BST World Water Week Opens With Call for Global Action to Reduce Food Waste

Global leaders assembled today at the opening session of the 2012 World Water Week in Stockholm called for substantial increases in public and...


13 Jun, 2012, 11:00 BST PepsiCo Wins the 2012 Stockholm Industry Water Award

The global food and beverage company PepsiCo has been named the recipient of the 2012 Stockholm Industry Water Award. PepsiCo has successfully...


22 Mar, 2012, 08:00 GMT International Water Management Institute named 2012 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI), with headquarters in Colombo, Sri Lanka, has been named the 2012 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate...


26 Aug, 2011, 17:46 BST Die World Water Week schließt mit der‚ Stockholmer Resolution' für Rio+20

Die World Water Week 2011 ging heute in Stockholm zu Ende. Zum Abschluss verabschiedeten und unterstützen die Teilnehmer die "Stockholmer Resolution...


26 Aug, 2011, 13:37 BST World Water Week Closes with 'Stockholm Statement' to the Rio+20

The 2011 World Water Week in Stockholm closed today with assembled participants supporting a "Stockholm Statement to the 2012 United Nations...