• Call for Interest: Match-Making Event

    Exchange on Water Innovation and Technology Participate in the Swiss- Danish Match-Making Event The goal of this meeting is to create another opportunity to exchange KNOWLEDGE. It is your chance as SWP member to present your organization and expertise to the Danish Water Technology Group consisting of different companies active in the field of water, […]
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  • SWP Program at Stockholm World Water Week 2018

    Meet the SWP and its Members at the Stockholm World Water Week 2018! The official program is out – have a look! Following members are involved in the SWWW 2018 Following SWP Partner Organizations / Initiatives are represented at the Stockholm WWW Come and meet us at the SWP Booth (Stand Nr. 6) at Folket’s Hus, City Conference […]
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  • Report: World Water Forum Brasilia, Brazil (17-23. March 2018)

    Summary Every three years since 1997, the World Water Forum (WWF8) is organized by the World Water Council and takes place in a different member country. It is considered as one of the world’s largest event on water. The main objective is to mobilize various sectors of society to strengthen action for solution to water […]
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  • Swiss Pavilion Participants | World Water Forum 2018 | Brasilia

    Profile of each Participant Blue Peace     cewas       Geneva Institute for Water and Infrastructure (GIWEH)         Geneva Water Hub       Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation       International Secretariat for Water       Livinguard Technologies Ltd.       Nestlé S.A.       SABA+   […]
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  • Swiss Pavilion Participants | World Water Forum 2018 | Brasilia

    Swiss Bluetec Bridge The Swiss Bluetec Bridge strives to accelerate sustainable access to water, sanitation and hygiene for low-income clients in rural areas and small towns in frontier markets. How? By supporting the deployment of advanced technology and innovative business models. We offer interest-free loans, coaching and networking to start-ups, SME and social entrepreneurs at […]
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  • Swiss Pavilion Participants | World Water Forum 2018 | Brasilia

    GO BACK Geneva Institute for Water and Health (GIWEH) The Global Institute for Water, Environment and Health (GIWEH) is a Swiss, non-governmental and non-profit policy-research Institute based in Geneva. It is a dynamic think-tank fostering local and regional cooperation, enhancing technology transfer and capacity building of different stakeholders, and working closely with the most vulnerable […]
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  • Swiss Pavilion Participants | World Water Forum 2018 | Brasilia

    GO BACK International Secretariat of Water The International Secretariat for Water (ISW) forms a movement bringing together citizens – including young people – and organizations who are committed advocates for water. Their commitment is to ensure that all people have access to drinking water and sanitation. Building on evolving knowledge, innovative partnerships and creativity, ISW […]
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  • Swiss Pavilion Participants | World Water Forum 2018 | Brasilia

    SGS – Société Générale de Surveillance SGS – Água e Sustentabilidade Líder mundial em inspeção, verificação, testes e certificações, somos reconhecidos como referência global em qualidade e integridade. Para nós, sustentabilidade é fazer a gestão de um negócio lucrativo em longo prazo, levando em consideração todos os efeitos ambientais, sociais e econômicos, positivos e negativos […]
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  • Swiss Pavilion Participants | World Water Forum 2018 | Brasilia

    More Coffee with less Water Nestlé and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) will share their experiences from the public-private development partnership in Vietnam on “more coffee with less water” and look together with the audience a little further into the future and discuss challenges and opportunities ahead. The project empowers coffee farmers […]
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  • Swiss Pavilion Participants | World Water Forum 2018 | Brasilia

    SDC Nicaragua Nicaragua achieved by 2015 the goal of halving the number of its population without access to potable water. The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation has worked hand in hand with the sectoral authorities of this country since 1980. The joint work with the national government and the municipalities has resulted in a […]
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  • Swiss Energy and Climate Conference

    The Swiss Energy and Climate Summit (SwissECS) is Switzerland’s leading conference for energy and climate issues. Every year, over 800 decision-makers from industry, the energy, finance, insurance and construction sectors and representatives of NGOs, the Swiss government and cantons take part in the event. The SwissECS has been held annually since 2007 and always takes place in Bern […]
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  • Invitation – Exchange on Urban Resilience Organized by SECO and the World Bank

    On 6th September 2018, the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and The World Bank are organizing an exchange with Swiss Business Community/ Stakeholders that work in the field of Urban Resilience, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Disaster Risk Financing. The idea is to present the engagement of SECO on urban resilience, link Swiss […]
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  • 2018 Open Awards Competition

    RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition (RUYAEC) The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is a network of 85 Universities in 35 African countries is pleased to announce the 2018 RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition (RUYAEC). The 2018 RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition (RUYAEC) whose overall purpose is to catalyse entrepreneurship through promotion […]
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  • Innovation Call – WMO Hydrohub

    WMO HydroHub launches 1st Innovation Call for Operational Hydrology WHAT: 100.000 CHF seed-funding will be provided to sustainable solutions that can be up-scaled around the world. More information HERE. Deadline for Application: 20th August 2018
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  • SWEP

    Are you a water or sanitation entrepreneur looking for support? Then check out the newly created website and social media channels of the Swiss Water Entrepreneurship Pact (SWEP) that was initiated by some of SWP members (cewas, Antenna Foundation, Swiss Bluetec Bridge, Waterpreneurs) and the Toilet Board Coalition in 2017. The pact aims to support […]
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  • UCAN- United Communities Academia Network

    During the 8th World Water Forum (WWF8), March 20, 2018, in Brasilia, Brazil, GIWEH launched an initiative for cooperation  that unites and connects organizational communities with academia so as to create a strong  and active network (United Communities Academia Network – UCAN). This initiative was launched at the Swiss Pavillon at a special event – […]
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  • AGUASAN MEETING N°137 “Community of Practice (CoP): CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

    The 137th meeting of the AGUASAN Community of Practice (CoP) will be jointly held with the AGUASAN Workshop 2018 on Tuesday, June 26th on the topic of “Leveraging the data revolution – informed decision-making for better water and sanitation management”. This is an exclusive opportunity for Swiss-based water and sanitation professionals to get to know the AGUASAN CoP and […]
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  • Swiss Junior Water Prize 2018

    Laura Bauer from Jona (SG) wins the Swiss Junior Water Prize 2018 Neuchâtel (28th April 2018) – The national contest for young researchers, Swiss Youth in Science, closed its 52th edition recognising the efforts of the 116 participants who made it to the final. The Swiss Junior Water Prize 2018 was granted to Laura Bauer, a […]
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  • SWP Steering Board Elections 2018

    Situation In 2018, out of the 12 Steering Board (SB) Members, 8 are facing the end of mandate. Two Steering Board Members out of the 8 have decided to end their mandate officially this year at the General Assembly (red in table below) meaning two seats are open for the SB elections: Jean-Benoit Charrin, Farmstrong […]
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  • Soutien Sans Frontières

            Documents: Projects 2017-2022 Profile (English) Profile (French)
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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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  • Call for Application: Facilitation of GWP Strategy 2020-2025

    GWP is currently implementing its 2014-2019 Strategy and is seeking consultancy support to formulate its new strategy for the period 2020-2025. In May 2018, GWP initiated a process to formulate its new strategy. A first meeting was convened in Budapest where GWPO secretariat and RWP Secretariats staff and Chairs developed initial thrusts for the strategy. […]
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  • Asian Water Forum 2018

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) invites you to the forthcoming Asia Water Forum 2018 on “Information, Innovation and Technology”. The Asia Pacific Region continues to develop at a tremendous rate with high economic growth, rapid urbanization, technological advancement, and associated social transformation. Water is fundamental to sustaining Asia’s progress and inclusive prosperity yet is facing serious […]
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  • SWISS WATER INTEGRITY AWARD 2017

    Controla Tu Gobierno from Mexico is winner of the SWISS WATER INTEGRITY AWARD 2017! The Swiss Water Partnership has the pleasure to announce that the Mexican organisation Controla Tu Gobierno has been awarded with the SWISS WATER INTEGRITY AWARD 2017. The organisation has developed a social accountability model that focuses on building capacities in the […]
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  • World Toilet Day – 19. November 2017

    World Toilet Day is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. Today, 4.5 billion people live without a household toilet that safely disposes of their waste. The Sustainable Development Goals, launched in 2015, include a target to ensure everyone has access to a safely-managed household toilet by 2030. This makes sanitation central to eradicating […]
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  • Water Fact Finding Mission to Iran and Dubai

    20. – 25. October 2017 | Organized by Switzerland Global Enterprise and Swiss Business Hub Middle East Why should you join the Water Mission? The participant will be introduced to key contacts in the Iranian and UAE water industry, leading governmental entities, specific local companies in water engineering and consultancy, water companies who are seeking […]
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  • World Water Forum 2018: Add Your Voice!

    Join the Sustainability Discussions Since the start of this year, people from around the world have joined the Your Voice discussions on worldwaterforum8.org to help prepare for the 8th World Water Forum. The Forum is the world’s largest water-related event and takes place from 18 to 23 March 2018 in Brasilia and has elected “Sharing […]
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  • King Hassan II Great World Water Prize

    Call for application! Working towards creating global awareness and taking concrete measures to promote the cause of water is the underlying rationale behind the awarding of the King Hassan II Great World Water Prize that was jointly established by the Kingdom of Morocco and the World Water Council. Falling within the overarching framework of “Cooperation […]
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  • World Water Forum 2018: Open Call

    The Thematic Commission of the 8th World Water Forum (18 – 23 March 2018 in Brasilia) has launched an open call for participation in the thematic sessions (http://www.worldwaterforum8.org/thematic-process-commission) – register your interest online before 23 August 2017 HERE.
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  • Update World Water Forum 2018

    Open call for Participation in the Thematic Sessions The 8th World Water Forum Thematic Commission invites contributions from all around the world to support the organization and participate in the Thematic Sessions. Participation is encouraged from policy/decision-makers, academics, civil society, end-users and practitioners from the public and private sectors, both within and outside the water sector. Besides […]
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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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