Currently, 1 in 3 people globally do not have access to safe drinking water. The lack of proper sanitation and water resources can have severe impacts on children, affecting their health, education, safety and wellbeing.
As a clean water charity, World Vision supports this important week which raises awareness of the importance of water and water-related solutions. Learn more about how we're helping children access water and how you can get involved.
When is World Water Week?
World Water Week 2023 took place from the 20-24 of August.
World Water Week is held on the last week of August every year, sometimes also covering early September.
What is World Water Week?
World Water Week is an annual conference that’s leading conversations on global water issues.
Held every year since 1991, World Water Week brings together decision-makers, leaders, researchers and organisations from around the globe and from a range of backgrounds to tackle water-related challenges. It’s organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and is held in the Swedish capital, Stockholm. The event is recognised at the leading conference on water and development issues, inspiring conversations and advancing knowledge.