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In partnership with USAID, UNICEF, the World Health Organization, PATH, and PSI, Abt Associates is convening a seminar to kick off this year's World Water Week, a meeting organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute annually since 1991.
World Water Week brings together experts, practitioners, decision makers, and leaders from around the globe to exchange ideas, foster new thinking, and develop solutions. It offers a comprehensive agenda of workshops, seminars, and side events examining today's most critical issues. This theme of this year's meeting is "The Water Quality Challenge — Prevention, Wise Use and Abatement."
The seminar, Healthier Water, Healthier People: An Approach to Improving Water Quality, will take place in the Stockholm Exhibition and Congress Center, Room T6, from 2:00 to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 5.
Following opening remarks by Clarissa Brocklehurst, Chief of Water. Sanitation and Hygiene, UNICEF, the seminar will offer panel and roundtable discussion with representatives from Indonesia, Kenya, and Rwanda. Closing remarks will be made by Bruce Gordon, Team Leader, Water, Sanitation, Hygiene, and Health, World Health Organization. All World Water Week participants are welcome to attend both the seminar and the reception that follows.
For more information, visit the World Water Week website http://www.worldwaterweek.org/programme2010.
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