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ISTANBUL INTERNATIONAL WATER FORUM

SIDE EVENTS

Global Wastewater Initiative: Actions Needed For Successful Wastewater Management


Day 2,11 May 2017, 12.45-14.00, Dolmabahçe C Hall
Convener: UNEP-Global Wastewater Initiative (GW2I)
Co-conveners: Turkish Water Institute (SUEN)

The GW2I has been established with a view to facilitate joint efforts to communicate and address wastewater challenges and develop a wastewater agenda by sharing lessons learned and best practices. This multi-stakeholder platform engages stakeholders to help accelerate solutions to the wastewater challenges that are shared by the world’s population. This side event aims to deliver the vision and activities of the GW2I and will seek to outline the main wastewater management challenges while exploring possible solutions and joint efforts needed for healthy ecosystems and sustainable water resources, echoing the 2030 agenda on Sustainable Development Goal 6: ‘Ensure access to water and sanitation for all’. The session will also examine the best practices and on-going joint efforts/projects regarding the main theme of the Forum, “Water and Peace”.

PROGRAM DETAILS

THEMATIC SESSIONS

10th MAY - WEDNESDAY

09:00-10:00
Registration
10:00-12.30
Opening Session
12.45-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:45
Plenary Session: Water for Peace
15:45-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:45
Panel 2. Implementing and Monitoring Water-related SDGs in Turbulent Times and Areas



SIDE EVENTS

Hall: Dolmabahçe-A Hall: Dolmabahçe-C Hall: Dolmabahçe-B

10th MAY - WEDNESDAY

09:00-10:00
Registiration
10:00-12.30
Opening
12.45-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:45
Urban Water Management in Istanbul - ISKI
15:45-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:45
More than a Dam: Ilısu carries through Hasankeyf’s Cultural Heritage over the Future - DSİ
Wastewater Management in Turkey - ÇŞB