• SWP Position Paper on Water

    Position Paper on Water linked to the public consultation for the Dispatch on Switzerland’s International Cooperation 2021 – 2024 The Swiss Water Partnership is delighted to present you the SWP Position Paper on water linked to the public consultation for the Dispatch on Switzerland’s International Cooperation 2021 – 2024 Four steps how you can contribute […]
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  • SWP Member Events at World Water Week

    Join the Swiss Water Partnership at World Water Week 2019! This year the Swiss Water Partnership (SWP) will be present at the World Water Week. You are warmly invited to visit the SWP and its present members at the BOOTH B12 in the exhibition hall! Come by for the launches and aperitifs on key topics […]
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  • Study Tour 2019 – Part 1

    Study Tour on Integrated Water Resources Management – Part 1 From 7-13th July 2019 the Swiss Water Partnership organized the study tour for 10 delegates from the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan) on the topic of IWRM. Here is some of the preliminary information (the report will follow): Study Tour Background and Program Presentations: Presentations […]
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  • Become a partner of the Swiss Junior Water Prize!

    For the third year in a row, Switzerland will be present at the Stockholm Junior Water Prize, held every year in Stockholm during the World Water Week. The winner of the Swiss Junior Water Prize 2019, Zamir Borojevic from Binningen, has submitted the Swiss entry with the project “Tardigrades under the Influence of Acidic and […]
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  • General Assembly 2019 – Background Documents

    Dear SWP Members Please find hereafter the presentations from the SWP General Assembly 2019: General Assembly 2019 Presentation (statutory part afternoon) SVGW Presentation (practical part 1 morning) WVZ – Water Utility Zürich Presentation (practical part 2 morning) Other additional Documents: Call for Sponsorship: Swiss Junior Water Prize 2019 Flyer Call for Participation: RWSN Mentoring Program […]
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  • Book a Slot at the SWP Booth | World Water Week 2019

    Be part of the Swiss Hub in Stockholm!               The water conference World Water Week (WWW) has moved to the Tele2 Arena this year! Do you want to be part and take the opportunity to organize a networking aperitif or launch a product? Join the SWP Booth at the […]
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  • “Youth Ideas for Water” at Xylem Europe

    A group of passionate people ranging from high school students to retired and renowned experts came together in Schaffhausen to exchange on a common interest: water! The event “Youth Ideas for Water” was organized by the Swiss Water Partnership (SWP) and Xylem Inc. within the frame of the “Swiss Junior Water Prize”, aiming to fostering […]
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  • The 5th International Conference on Water , Environment and Climate Change

    GIWEH is delighted to announce the upcoming International Conference on Water, Environment and Climate Change. The conference will take place on the 6th to the 8th of April at the Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology in Alexandria, Egypt. With over 400 attendees from civil society, academia, private sector, and government, this conference will be an invaluable […]
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  • Stockholm World Water Week 2018

    378 organizations, 238 Sessions, 3339 Participants, 135 Countries, 15 Themes This year, once more, the SWP and its members had a strong presence at the Stockholm World Water Week 2018. It was not only due to the interactive and dynamic events at the booth, but also due to the participation in various sessions and side […]
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  • Summary: SWP Learning Event on the “Assessment of Surface and Groundwater”

    On September 6th 2018, the SWP organized at NADEL its first learning event on the topic of the “Assessment of Surface and Groundwater”. The trigger for this event was twofold: first, deepening our expertise, which is key to develop high quality solutions for water security and second, learning from one another is a huge added value […]
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  • Press Release: Without Water – No Peace, No Life, No Economy

    Press Release on the Importance of Water for International Cooperation:  Without Water – No Peace, No Life, No Economy On the occasion of the launch of the new 100 Swiss Franc bank note on 12th September 2019, which highlights the importance of water for humanity, symbolizes solidarity and emphasizes the long-standing humanitarian side of the country, and […]
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  • Swiss Junior Water Prize winner featured in the Aargauer Zeitung

    Zamir Borojevic, winner of the Swiss Junior Water Prize 2019, was featured on 11th September in the supplement Education and Carrier Choice of the Aargauer Zeitung. In the article “Auf der Suche nach der Unsterblichkeit” (German), Zamir provides an insight of his research work on tardigrades and why he was so fascinated by these animals […]
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  • Update on the SWP Position Paper

    56 organisations and 201 individuals call for the importance of water for everyone worldwide The SWP Position Paper Together with its members and partners, the Swiss Water Partnership has submitted a joint position paper linked to the public consultation for the Dispatch on Switzerland’s International Cooperation 2021 – 2024: SWP Position Paper on Water. Its major […]
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  • SWP Member Events at World Water Week

    Join the Swiss Water Partnership at World Water Week 2019! This year the Swiss Water Partnership (SWP) will be present at the World Water Week. You are warmly invited to visit the SWP and its present members at the BOOTH B12 in the exhibition hall! Come by for the launches and aperitifs on key topics […]
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  • Extended Deadline: EU Youth Parliament for Water | Call for Participation

    The International Secretariat for Water (ISW) is inviting young Europeans (18-30 years old) active and committed for water to participate in the 15th edition of the European Youth Parliament for Water, which will be held from 17-24 November 2019 in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. The proposed theme is: “The River basin: backbone of regional development”.  The […]
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  • Study Tour 2019 – Part 1

    Study Tour on Integrated Water Resources Management – Part 1 From 7-13th July 2019 the Swiss Water Partnership organized the study tour for 10 delegates from the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan) on the topic of IWRM. Here is some of the preliminary information (the report will follow): Study Tour Background and Program Presentations: Presentations […]
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  • Join the Full Day Seminar at WWW on Entrepreneurship

    WWWeek2019 full day seminar: “Entrepreneurship Driving Water Impact for All” Every August, thousands of experts, practitioners, decision-makers, business innovators and young professionals from many corners of the world flock to Stockholm for the World Water Week. The aspiration of the organiser (the Stockholm International Water Institute or SIWI) for this year’s gathering is nothing less […]
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  • The 3th Swiss Water Congress – 26. September 2019

    ACQUA 360, the Swiss Water Congress of SVGW and VSA, will take place on 26 September 2019 in Lugano. For this congress, which is being held for the third time, the topic of safety has been chosen. The structure of the event is interactive and includes three special thematic blocks. To find out more about […]
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  • Young Professionals Call for 4-month Fellowship

    Climate and Environmental Justice Media Fellowship *Seeking 4 Young Fellows* This is an opportunity for young persons to do a four-month fellowship offered by FRIDA Fund to write about environmental justice and climate from a feminist perspective. Note: applicants must be under 30. More information and application HERE.
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  • European Youth Parliament for Water in Russia – Call for applications open

    The International Secretariat for Water (ISW) is inviting young Europeans (18-30 years old) active and committed for water to participate in the 15th edition of the European Youth Parliament for Water, which will be held next September in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. The proposed theme is: “The River basin: backbone of regional development”.  The Parliament will […]
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  • TOILET ACCELERATOR 2020 – CALLING ALL ENTREPRENEURS!

    CALLING ALL ENTREPRENEURS! If your work is in toilet innovation, sanitation service models, sanitary products, organic resource recovery, waste treatment, preventative and digital health, energy, cleaning services, feminine care, MHM, organic fertilisers, nutrient solutions… we want to hear from you! Since 2016 the Toilet Board Coalition’s specialised corporate Accelerator programme has been supporting entrepreneurs with […]
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  • SDG 6 Public Dialogue Report

    A Public Dialogue on the SDG 6 Synthesis Report was open from May to September 2018 to discuss the report and its main messages. The feedback on the UN-Water SDG 6 Synthesis Report on Water and Sanitation is presented in the SDG 6 Public Dialogue Report. Background: The establishment of SDG 6, Ensure availability and sustainable management of […]
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  • Call for grant applications – Fog collection and fog net technology projects

    Collecting water from fog offers an unexplored source for water in many regions across the globe where other options are not available. Recent projects have shown that a single fog collector of some 50 square meters can collect over 1.000 litres of drinking water per fog day. The history of fog water collection is long. […]
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  • The 5th International Conference on Water , Environment and Climate Change

    GIWEH is delighted to announce the upcoming International Conference on Water, Environment and Climate Change. The conference will take place on the 6th to the 8th of April at the Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology in Alexandria, Egypt. With over 400 attendees from civil society, academia, private sector, and government, this conference will be an invaluable […]
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  • Call for Abstracts | European Water Association

    The European Water Association (EWA) Spring Conference organized by the Danish Water Forum (DWF) in cooperation with ATV Soil and Groundwater to take place in Copenhagen 9 – 10 May 2019 herewith invites authors to submit abstracts for oral presentations or posters. The theme for the conference is Advanced Technologies and Solutions for Groundwater Management […]
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  • Nominate your candidate for the 2019 Stockholm Water Prize!

    The world’s most prestigious water award, Stockholm Water Prize, honours women, men and organizations whose work contributes to the conservation and protection of water resources, and to the well-being of the planet and its inhabitants. All who have made extraordinary water-related achievements are eligible. Since its inception in 1991, the prize has been selected by […]
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  • Update on SDG Monitoring and HLPF 2018

    SDG Monitoring and Swiss Implementation of the 2030 Agenda Switzerland was strongly committed to the development of the 2030 Agenda and helped to determine its content. It was actively involved in drafting the SDGs and developing the mechanism to follow up and review progress. To this end it engaged in a broad dialogue with representatives […]
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Thomas Zeller (SWP Co Chair) explains SWP

Interview with Olga Darazs, Chair of the SWP

  • How did the Swiss Water Partnership come about? Water is an indispensable resource for human and economic development. The SWP came about as a result of the observation that our country, while especially well-provided with water resources, “imports” more than 80% of the fresh water used to produce the goods and services consumed in Switzerland. […]
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