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A doughnut as an economic model

Today, our planet and our societies face major challenges, not least in terms of the use of natural resources and social inequality. In order to achieve sustainable development, there is a critical and central aspect: our economy. Kate Raworth, economist and […]

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Developing a new model for urban flood prediction and prevention

I finished my master thesis in 2017 and now, a year later, I was honored by the Swedish Hydrological Council with the award of best master thesis within hydrology. However, the best rewards for me were the learning process and […]

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Biotech pioneers, Bruce Rittmann and Mark van Loosdrecht, win 2018 Stockholm Water Prize

Professors Bruce Rittmann and Mark van Loosdrecht are named the 2018 Stockholm Water Prize Laureates for revolutionizing water and wastewater treatment.

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Conclusions from SIWI Swedish Water House project communicated at HELCOM Ministerial Meeting 2018

Race For The Baltic and KIMO presented recommendations to HELCOM as concrete ways to support and facilitate the crucial work of municipalities . These key recommendations drew on conclusions from a pilot project Baltic Sea Pioneers for better Pollution Monitoring […]

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Developing a deeper dialogue

There is a need for a deeper dialogue and a different way of listening to resolve conflicts. Instead of only listening to the words others say, one should try to listen to which feelings and needs they are expressing, says […]

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A student’s reflection on the Urban Climate Change Adaptation Training in Stockholm

As a civil engineer from Spain greatly interested in water resources management, I decided to participate in the workshop for Urban Climate Change Adaptation tools at SIWI on November 28th. Climate change is a vital factor to consider while studying […]

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Apply for the “Best hydrology thesis”-stipend

Students can now apply for a stipend from the Swedish Hydrological Council, that rewards the best thesis in the field of hydrology of 2017. The stipend aims at students who wrote their thesis at a member organization (see list here) […]

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Tools for Urban Climate Adaptation Training Days

From 28-30 November a consortium of organizations hosted a series of training workshops to improve understanding around urban climate adaptation issues and interventions throughout the Baltic Sea Region. The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), together with Baltic Development Forum (BDF), […]

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Cities and Helsinki Commission identify opportunities for co-operation on pollution reduction efforts

The project “Baltic Sea Pioneers for better pollution monitoring and reporting” has identified opportunities and confirmed interest among cities and the Helsinki Commission (HELCOM) to co-operate on Baltic Sea Action Plan pollution reduction efforts – specifically with regard to sharing […]

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Urban Climate Adaption Approaches Advance in Baltic Sea Region

While Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and other decisions are made at national levels, real decision making often takes place at the local level where issues of implementation are addressed. How can cities remain resilient in the face of climate change […]

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