Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI)

Media Invitation: 2009 World Water Week in Stockholm, August 16-22

Pressmeddelande   •   Jul 20, 2009 06:00 CEST

The 2009 World Water Week in Stockholm is the leading annual meeting place in water-related issues for experts, opinion leaders, and decision makers. 2,500 participants from over 130 countries and 170 organisations are expected. The conference will be held at Stockholm International Fairs (Stockholmsmässan), August 16-22.

Press Registration and Services
Press accreditation for free registration is available to journalists working with legitimate media. A fully staffed press room will be available to accredited journalists.

Accredited Media must register for the week using the Press Registration form available at Please note that Press Registration does NOT cover transportation, accommodation, food, or any other personal or travel expenses.

Press Kit Coming Soon!
A complete Press Kit will be sent in early August that will provide essential information to help cover the Week. This includes: story ideas, backgrounders and statistics, top speakers, officials and experts for interview, the latest list of all media events, launches and agreements, and available media services. For the latest information, you can also visit

Can't Make it to the Conference?
SIWI will post news releases coming from the the World Water Week and its convenors on High and low resolution images, video and further resources will also be available. A daily bulletin of highlighted releases will be sent out at the end each of day to help you follow the action.

Video for Broadcast News at
SIWI will provide professional video and b-roll that can be freely downloaded by registered media. Registration is free for professional journalists. Please log on to to preview and request free news video about the 2009 World Water Week.

For more information on the conference programme visit