• “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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  • Extended Deadline! Water Tech Firms – Match-Making Event

    Exchange on Water Innovation and Technology Participate in the Swiss- Danish Match-Making Event & Meet Water Tech Firms! 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 […]
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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 Have a look at their profiles: Antenna Foundation Brugger and Partners Ltd. Caritas Switzerland Cewas Direction Générale de l’Eau Genève Eawag Geneva Water Hub Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation […]
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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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  • Brand New WWF Water Risk Filter

    The upgraded Water Risk Filter 5.0 empowers users to explore, assess, and now respond to water risks! With the new Respond section, the Water Risk Filter will dynamically link your risk assessment results to provide a customized set of recommended response actions. Whether you want recommendations for 1 site, 10 sites or 1000 sites, the […]
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  • Summary | 1st World Summit on Leave No One Behind

    “On the question of water, it’s not just a matter of missed economic opportunities, of entrenched social injustice and poverty; on the question of water, it’s quite simply a matter of life and death”, Michael Moller The 1st World Summit on Leaving No One Behind was launched in appropriate style with opening speeches from Michael […]
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  • SWP Member Brochure 2019

    Please access the updated SWP Member Brochure 2019 HERE.  
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  • World Water Day | HEKS Event in Bern & Zürich

    HEKS EVENT IN BERN – Worum es geht – Gemäss den Vereinten Nationen haben über 800 Mio. Menschen oder drei von zehn Personen keinen elementaren Zugang zu sauberem Wasser. Weit mehr Personen fehlt der Zugang zu Sanitäranlagen. Besonders stark betroffen sind Flüchtlinge, Frauen und Kinder, Indigene und andere marginale Gruppen. Diese besonders verletzlichen Personen stehen […]
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  • Call for Company Internships

    EPFL invites companies to offer internships proposals to master students The EPFL is launching its next in-company internship session for master students. The School is now looking for proposals for the next round of internships that will take place between July 2019 and February 2020. Master students will be available during that time frame for 4- […]
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  • Aguasan Workshop: Deadline Extended !

    There are still a few places left for participating in the 35th edition of the AGUASAN Workshop! The submission deadline is extended and you are invited to submit your application until March 12th, 2019. Have a glance at the details below to see what is awaiting you at the event! More Information: Preview AGUASAN Workshop […]
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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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  • World Vision Newsroom

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  • Workshop Household Water Filters in Emergency

    11. February 2019 | at Eawag in Dübendorf Household water treatment and safe storage (HWTS) devices are an essential element within humanitarian emergencies to improve quality of drinking water and achieve health impact. However, evidence that HWTS products are used correctly and consistently in emergency settings is limited. To increase the ability of Humanitarian Agencies […]
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  • Call for Experts | River Restoration/Renaturation

    The Global Program Water (Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation) is looking for experts in river restoration / renaturation available to present/transfer Swiss experience on the topic into the municipal administration of Teheran. For more information please contact Mrs. Eileen Hofstetter in case of interest or any further reference.
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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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  • 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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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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