Water and Waste: reduce and reuse

World Water Week 2017

Western Europe
Stockholm, Sweden

World Water Week in Stockholm is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. It is organized by SIWI. In 2017, World Water Week will address the theme “water and waste – reduce and reuse”. IHE Delft will be present with a delegation of 12 people (10 staff members and 2 students). Please visit us at booth number 34!

IHE Delft's activities

We are participating in a number of events and will give presentations. More information on topics, dates and staff members involved are listed below.

Sunday 27 August, 11.00 hrs - 12.30 hrs, Room FH202

Citizen Observatories empowering people in integrated water and waste management
Organized by: IHE Delft (Uta Wehn), Akvo Foundation, Earthwatch, Gavagai, Stockholm University

Monday 28 August, 14.00 hrs - 15.30 hrs, Room FH202

Reaching Millions: Future capacity development for the sanitation sector
Organized by: IHE Delft (Mariska Ronteltap), EAWAG, IWA, The World Bank Group

Wednesday 30 August, 14.00 hrs - 15.30 hrs, Room NL253

Building Africa's leadership in sanitation
Organized by: IHE Delft (Mariska Ronteltap), African Ministers' Council On Water, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID Water for Africa 

Wednesday 30 August, 11.00 hrs - 12.30 hrs, Room FH 202

Smart solutions in water and waste management for liveable cities
Organized by: Stockholm International Water Institute / City of Stockholm / International Water Association / The World Bank Group / UN-Habitat (United Nations Human Settlement Programme)

Pilots seldom fail, but how to scale? A new approach to stimulate African innovations, elaborated upon by VIA Water, the Dutch programme on water innovation in African cities, hosted by IHE Delft.

Alumni gathering

Are you an alumnus of the Institute? Please come to meet and greet alumni and staff members at the IHE Delft booth (number 34) and join the alumni gathering organized by Maria Laura Sorrentino on Wednesday 30 August at 17.30 - 19.00hrs


Eddy Moors, Rector
Johan Aad van Dijk, Business Director
Uta Wehn, Associate Professor of Water Innovation Studies
Ioana Popescu, Associate Professor of Hydroinformatics
Zaki Shubber, Lecturer in Law and Water Diplomacy
Mariska Ronteltap, Senior Lecturer in Sanitary Engineering
Emma Meurs, Communications Advisor
Carolien Jaspers, Liaison Officer EU relations
Maria Laura Sorrentino, Alumni Officer
Mary Barrios Hernandez, PhD fellow
Ramkrishna Paul, MSc student in Water Quality Management
Sandra de Vries, Committee Secretariat of the Netherlands IHP-HWRP Committee
Titia Wouters - Slis, Programme Manager VIA Water
Silas Mvulirwenande, postdoc researcher capacity development


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