Houses in Tonle Sap, Siem Reap, Cambodia. Photo: takepicsforfun / Getty Images .

SEI activities

Sunday 26 August

11.00-17.30 Investing in freshwater and biodiversity: a key development challenge – a full day event with Louise Karlberg, Centre Director at SEI Stockholm.

  • Session 1 : Key challenges in balancing freshwater ecosystems, biodiversity and development
  • Session 2 : How can we solve the challenge of balancing freshwater ecosystems, biodiversity and development?
  • Session 3 : Balancing human development and nature – what policy changes are needed?

14.00-15.30 Working with the flow? Multifunctional landscapes in a changing climate. SIANI is co-convening this seminar.

Monday 27 August

14.00-15.30 Sand mining’s concrete threat to rivers: impacts and potential solutions, with Thanapon Piman, research fellow at SEI Asia.

16.00-17.30 Tackling antimicrobial resistance through safe, clean water and environmental health. SIANI is a co-convener of this seminar. With Sarah Dickin, research fellow, SEI Stockholm.

Read this story from last year’s World Water Week on why AMR is everybody’s business and how we can sort it out .

Tuesday 28 August

09.00-09.30 Safeguarding water-related ecosystems in the Mara River Basin and Tonle Sap. SEI is a co-convener of this seminar.

16.00-17.30 Contribution of sanitation to Paris Agreement: what is stopping us?  with Sarah Dickin, research fellow, SEI StockholmThis event will be livestreamed

Thursday 30 August

12.00-12.45 Climate and Security – A Knowledge Hub in Stockholm , with
Karl Hallding, senior research fellow, SEI Stockholm.

11.00-12.30 Ecosystem based water management: From innovation to practice, with Marisa Escobar, senior scientist, SEI US.


For questions about SEI’s events at World Water Week contact Anneli Sundin. For media questions contact Ylva Rylander.

Full schedule

The complete list of activities is available on the World Water Week website.

See the full schedule