World Water Week takes place in late August in Stockholm – a focal point for the world’s water issues.
This year, the theme is “water, ecosystems and human development”, and WSUP will be there to share our experiences of improving services for low-income customers in developing country cities.
Join us at the following sessions:
Shared sanitation: when individual toilets aren’t enough
Sunday 26 August, 4pm
Join our Director of Research & Evaluation, Guy Norman, in a session convened by WSUP, the World Bank Group, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany, WaterAid, University of Leeds and World Health Organisation. Read more.
The ripple effect: empowering women through water
Tuesday 28 August, 2pm
Join our CEO Neil Jeffery, in a session convened by The Coca-Cola Company, United States Agency for International Development, Global Water Challenge, Water and Development Alliance. Read more.
Faecal waste and its mysterious movement through urban ecosystems
Tuesday 28 August, 4pm
WSUP’s Guy Norman discusses existing research on faecal pathogen pathways in an event co-convened with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, University of Technology Sydney, Emory University, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, The World Bank Group, Sanergy, SNV and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit. Read more.
Enabling environments for inclusive city wide sanitation: a conceptual framework
Wednesday 29 August, 9am
Join WSUP’s Head of Research & Learning, Sam Drabble; Sibongile Ndaba, WSUP Zambia Business Development Lead; Eden Mati, WSUP Kenya Programme Coordinator; and members from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company to discuss a new framework for conceptualising and evaluating urban WASH sector functionality. Read more.
Innovative taxation models for urban ecosystem sanitation
Wednesday 29 August, 2pm
WSUP’s Guy Norman and Eden Mati explore factors affecting the willingness of Kenyan water utility customers to pay a tax-like sanitation surcharge and related research from Ghana and Mozambique in this event co-convened with the World Bank Group, Overseas Development Institute, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Water Services Trust Fund, Kenya Water and Sanitation Civil Societies Network, Aquaya, African Population and Health Research Center, Water Services Regulatory Board Kenya. Read more.
Beyond Toilets: Moving to ODF+ in Indian cities
Wednesday 29 August, 5pm
Join WSUP’s Neil Jeffery, CEPT University and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation who will be presenting on cities that have moved from ODF to ODF+ and are becoming ODF++. Read more.
WASH4Work: Tools to accelerate business action on WASH
Thursday 30 August, 9am
WASH4Work members including UNICEF, Unilever and WaterAid will discuss business involvement in the delivery of WASH services. Read more.
The SDG debating game
Thursday 30 August, 2pm
Join WSUP’s Guy Norman and SNV, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, University of Technology Sydney, GIZ, Sustainable Sanitation Alliance, IHE Delft in this debate. Read more.
Could you run an urban sanitation business? Visit us at our stand at any point during the week and find out with our simulation.
WSUP team at World Water Week
Lord Paul Boateng, Chair
Neil Jeffery, CEO
Yaver Abidi, Managing Director of WSUP Advisory
Jeremy Horner, Director of Programmes
Guy Norman, Director of Research & Evaluation
Eden Mati, Programme Coordinator, Kenya
Sibongile Ndaba, Business Development Lead, Zambia
Sam Drabble, Head of Research & Learning
Emily Goulborn, Head of Partnerships
Steve Metcalfe, Head of Communications
If you would like to set up meetings with any of the WSUP team members, please contact email@example.com