UTS Institute for Sustainable Futures was represented at the following events during Stockholm World Water Week.
Sunday 25 August
Joined-up thinking: sanitation in the broader context of slum improvement
11.00-12.30 | Room: L11
Drawing on recent research, this event will explore what urban sanitation specialists can learn from wider slum development specialists, and vice versa.
Women and youth: Living Apart Together
14:00–15:30 | Room: L8
Through a world café format, this interactive and participatory session highlights the potential losses facing the water sector due to the absence of active and meaningful participation of women and youth.
Sanitation services and urban development – from Silos to Synergies
14.00-15.30 | Room: M6
This event will explore how different urban professionals view the urban sanitation challenge from their perspective and how sanitation specialists and those working on other aspects of city management can foster synergies and collaboration
Mobilising national and local governments for human rights to WASH
16.00-17.30 | Room: M6
How can we ensure that no-one is left behind? Building on practical approaches developed through Making Rights Real and under the Protocol on Water and Health and other initiatives, showcasing progress in countries across Europe, Africa and Asia and identifying how human rights principles can help local and national decision-makers provide inclusive and equitable access to water and sanitation.
Monday 26 August
Do No Harm, reaffirming principles and practices in WASH
16.00-17.30 | Room: M4
This event shares tools and practices for applying ‘do-no-harm’ principles to ensure WASH programming is truly inclusive.
Tuesday 27 August
Making Research Work for You - Pop-up Showcase
15.30 – 16.00 | Australia Booth
Join us at the Team Australia Booth during afternoon break for insight on research and collaboration in the WASH and WRM sectors, together with Water for Women Fund, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Australian Water Partnership.
Wednesday 28 August
Strategic Approaches to Integrating and Measuring Gender Dimensions
16.00-17.30 | Room: L11
Innovators and implementors in the water and sanitation sector are focused on closing the water and sanitation gap in developing countries. But it is critical that this innovation drive should meet the needs, practices and preferences of all genders. The session will share gender-oriented insights and implications for technology R&D and methods for measuring and attributing impacts of WASH programs on gender equality.
Thursday 29 August
Climate change and social inclusion in sanitation: tension, contradiction, opportunity?
11.00-11.30| Room: Exhibition hall
How can climate resilience and mitigation be made compatible with the ambition to achieve full basic access to sanitation for all by 2030? What would it take to make it so? Drawing on donor, service provider, development agency and research perspectives, this Sofa Session provides critical insight to both the dilemmas and potential solutions.
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