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SuSanA at World Water Week 2023

SuSanA will be present at the World Water Week 2023 in Stockholm! We are excited to share with you that we are planning to have several informal gathering events and an on-site SuSanA booth, to host a Women´s Mingle for female water and sanitation professionals and to be convenor of four sessions during the WWWeek! Please find a short description of our activities and events below or check out our event page here:

33rd SuSanA Meeting (Sun. August 20th from 9:00 am - 6:00 pm CEST, SEI Lounge)

This one-day event will provide a platform for SuSanA Partners, Members, Working Groups, Regional Chapters, and others to meet and exchange ideas. Expect engaging pitches, group discussions, and presentations focused on SuSanA's thematic priorities as we reach the mid-term of the SDGs. The meeting will be hybrid, with Sessions 1 and 2 held in person at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) in Stockholm, and Sessions 3 and 4 available in a hybrid format.

Find more information and the agenda here.

Joint Evening - SuSanA Get-together (Sun. August 20th from 7.00 pm CEST, Djurgårdsbron - Sjöcafé)

Any plans for Sunday evening? Let’s have drinks and dinner together (self-paid) in our traditional bar-café located on the beautiful Djurgården island: Hem - Djurgårdsbrons Sjöcafé ( See here on Google Maps.

SuSanA Booth (August 21st to 24th; Waterfront Congress Centre)

If you're planning to visit the World Water Week in Stockholm, make sure to drop by the joint Swiss Water Partnership (SWP) and SuSanA booth to meet, connect, exchange, and push the agenda towards achieving the SDGs through sustainable sanitation. Along with members of our SuSanA Secretariat we will bring you key literature of current sanitational developments, brochures of our partners and even a miniature version of the Fresh Life Toilet! Check out the demonstrations at the booth below and stay tuned for further updates.

Location: Waterfront Congress Centre; Level 5:02; Nils Ericsons Plan 4, 111 64 Stockholm, Sweden

Demo sessions at the SuSanA booth (August 21st to 24th; Waterfront Congress Centre)

  • #LetsTalkPeriod at our SuSanA Booth on Monday 21st August from 10:30-11:00 CEST, screening a MHH film with Albanian Influencer Fatma Haxhialiu.
  • The WANA Chapter will have their mingle on Tuesday 22nd August from 10:00-11:30 CEST at the SuSanA Booth. Join us in celebrating the launch of the new publication on "Resilience and Innovation in Jordan's Wastewater Sector"!
  • Find out about interesting pitches on Container Based Sanitation on Wednesday 23rd August, 10:30-11:00 CEST at the SuSanA booth.

    Pitch 1: Carbon-Efficient Sanitation for Cities (Virginia Gardiner, Loowatt) 

    Pitch 2: Unlocking carbon credit revenue through climate-smart sanitation (Isabella Montgomery, CBSA) 

    Pitch 3: Promoting behaviour change through CBS (Sasha Kramer, Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods (SOIL))

  • Another gripping pitch on "Transformative sanitation services for booming cities - Mechanized pit emptying" by FreshLife will be on Wednesday 23rd August as well, from 15:00-15:30 CEST at the SuSanA booth!

European Chapter Meeting (Tue. August 22nd, 11-12:00 am CEST, Downtown Camper Café)

Join researchers and practioners from Europe working in sustainable sanitation to connect and exchange experiences!

Stronger Together! Water Women´s Evening Mingle and Networking (Tue. August 22nd from 6:30-8:30 pm, Scandic continental, Vasagatan 22, Stockholm)

Join us for an enjoyable meet and mingle over drinks and food, where you can connect with like-minded professional water women from around the globe who share your commitment to tackling water and sanitation challenges. Networking is key to a women´s career! 

Find more information about the event here.

This event is hosted by the Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA) in partnership with GIZ Jordan, the African Women Sanitation Professionals Networks, African Water and Sanitation Association, Women for Water Partnership, the Community of Women in Water, Women in Water & Sanitation Network, Rural Water Supply Network, the Stockholm International Water Institute and others.

SuSanA's as a Convenor

You can find the sessions SuSanA is taking part in as a convenor via browsing the programme of the World Water Week and entering the Session ID!

Session Date & Time Session Format Convenor(s) Link

Going Viral: Social media, pandemic prevention, and tackling difficult topics

20 August
On-site Session

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH
Sustainable Sanitation Alliance
Viva con Agua 
Viva con Agua South Africa
Viva con Agua Uganda
WASH in Schools Network
Menstrual Health and Hygiene Management Partner´s Alliance Nepal

Session ID 10911

Putting Animals on the WASH Agenda

21 August 

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Stockholm Environment Institute
Stockholm International Water Institute
Sustainable Sanitation Alliance
World Resources Institute

Session ID 10946


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Every Brown Drop Counts- Wastewater Reuse in the Arab Region

21 August

Alliance for Global Water Adaptation
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH
Stockholm International Water Institute
Sustainable Sanitation Alliance
United Nations Human Settlements Programme
Water Authority of Jordan
Water Sector Regulatory Council Palestine

Session ID 11033

Women for the Future of Water. Building on the Momentum of the UN 2023 Water Conference

22 August

African Water and Sanitation Association
International Water Association
Sustainable Sanitation Alliance 
Women for Water Partnership 
Women in Water & Sanitation Network 
Session ID 11329

Experiencing Art, Music, Story-telling, Sports and Dance for Behaviour Change

23 August

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH
One Drop Foundation
Sustainable Sanitation Alliance
Viva con Agua
Viva con Agua South Africa
Viva con Agua Uganda
WASH in Schools Network

Session ID 10900

Side-talks and bus rides: How Country Exchange Can Accelerate WinS

24 August

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH
Save The Children
Sustainable Sanitation Alliance
United Nations Children´s Fund
WASH in Schools Network

Session ID 11508

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