Water, health, antibiotic resistance: Probing One-Health and rights-based approaches

When: Monday 26 August 16:00-17:30
Room: L11

Co-hosted by SIANI, this session will highlight connections between antimicrobial resistance (AMR), Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and health; and explore how One Health and rights-based approaches can provide a framework for solutions.

Water Cycle Management: Towards water security in Asia and the Pacific

When: Tuesday 27 August 14:00-15:30
Room: L9

This session will bring together examples of water cycle management across the Asia-Pacific – demonstrating solutions based on scientific, local and indigenous knowledge with the use of innovative technologies, novel business models and multi-stakeholder partnerships.

Transforming societies to meet the SDGs: The role of finance

When: Tuesday 27 August,  09:00-10:30
Room: L8
Understanding different financiers’ expectations of social, economic, environmental, and financial returns is a precondition to successfully attracting money from all available sources, whether public, private or blended. In this session coordinated by the Stockholm Sustainble Finance Center (SSFC), a panel of finance experts will evaluate water project pitches, enabling participants to experience financial decision-making and learn about return expectations and risk appetites.

Climate Security: moving towards reduced insecurity

When: Wednesday 28 August 09:00-10:30
Room: L7

Hosted in collaboration with the Stockholm Climate Security Hub, this session will showcase how climate-driven hazards create risks to human security, and how broader public discussion can mobilize key actors to reduce those risks.

Strategic approaches to integrating and measuring gender dimensions

Wednesday 28 August 16:00-17:30
Room: L11

At this session, Sarah Dickin, Research Fellow, SEI will launch the Empowerment in WASH Index (EWI): a new tool for measuring participation, agency and empowerment in WASH-related interventions.

Towards inclusive water and sanitation – Integrating ecosystem and watershed management

Thursday 29 August 09:00-10:30
Room: M6

This session will showcase and discuss the need for greater integration between WASH, ecosystem and watershed management. Adriana Soto will present the progress and the framework of our work in Bolivia.

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