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The full-day celebration was in support of: World Water Day 2013; International Year of Water Cooperation; WaterAid Local Southampton Group. Sponsored by: ESPA Assets; ESPA Deltas.In association with:Sustainability Science at Southampton; and Multidisciplinary Research Week 2013.

Screening of the award winning documentary 'Flow'- For Love of Water. Irena Salina’s documentary investigation into what experts label the most important political and environmental issue of the 21st century - the world water crisis.

This year we joined the global community in celebration of the UN International Year of Water Cooperation. Water cooperation has multiple dimensions and a multidisciplinary approach is therefore essential to grasp the many facets and blend them into a holistic vision. We celebrated this important day with a series of engaging speakers, dynamic demos and the showing of the seminal film Flow.

'Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation' (ESPA) event. Chair: Dr James Dyke, University of Southampton

ESPA event- Video Greeting- Professor Munsur Rahman, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) (ESPA Detlas project).

ESPA event- The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB): Water and Wetlands, Dr Daniela Russi, Policy analyst, Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP).

ESPA event- ‘Research-policy Linkages: Lessons from DFID’, By Dr Yvan Biot Senior Scientist, Department for International Development (DFID).

ESPA event- ‘Ecosystem Services Approach and Mainstreaming Biodiversity - Experiences of GIZ’, By Dr Kirsten Probst, German Development Agency,( GIZ), Member of the ASSETS advisory board.