Globally 3 out of 10 people – or 2,1 billion people – do not have access to safe drinking water. 6 out of 10 people, about 4,4 billion people, lack adequate sanitation facilities.
Swiss innovation and engagement to alleviate the drinking water problem
Tuesday, 28.11.2017 Tuesday, 28.11.2017
Location: sanu future learning ag, Biel
Event by solidarit’eau suisse and Swiss Bluetec Bridge
November 28, 2017, 16:30 pm until 20:30 pm
The following and other questions will be discussed by a top-level panel:
- What kind of technical, organizational, social and institutional innovations are needed to secure access to safe drinking water and functional sanitation facilities on a global level?
- How can Switzerland make a contribution in this respect?
- What requirements must innovative solutions meet to achieve a sustainable positive impact?
16.30 Arrival of guests
17.00 Welcome message
17:10 Presentation of the two initiatives solidarit’eau suisse und Swiss Bluetec Bridge
17.30 Panel discussion with:
Tatjana von Steiger, Deputy Vice-Director and Deputy Head of Global Cooperation, SDC
Roland Gröbli, General Secretary, Georg Fischer AG and Executive Director, Georg Fischer Foundation Clean Water
Sébastien Apothéloz, Chef de service, Service de l’eau Lausanne
Andreas Schöni, Member of the Board, NV-Terra
Moderation: Ellinor von Kauffungen
19.00 Apéro Riche
Deadline: November 17, 2017
Venue and Arrival
Sanu future learning ag, in the large hall, General-Dufour-Strasse 18, 2502 Biel