Learning the lessons about hygiene and sanitation
By Sue Alexander, Senior Manager, Environmental Programmes at HSBC. Did you know the UN General Assembly declared 2013 “International Year of Water Cooperation”? More of that in a moment. I have arrived in Stockholm, Sweden, to attend World Water Week. Firstly, let me explain what World Water Week is. It’s an annual conference held in Stockholm at which some 200 organisations from across the world concerned with water issues meet for scientific and policy discussions. World Water Week delegates have the opportunity to select from over 100 events during the six days. And why am I here?