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Water, Sanitation, Health – Human Rights implications of Antibiotic Resistance

Pharmaceutical pollution, coupled with antibiotics misuse and water scarcity, have exponentially increased the global level of antimicrobial resistance (or AMR). Deaths attributable to AMR keep increasing every year, and predictions count over 10 million deaths by 2050, and a fall […]

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3 questions to Nicolai Schaaf about the pharma buzz

Our team working to promote safe production of pharmaceuticals is busier than ever. Last week they appeared during Sweden’s Politicians’ Week in Almedalen and now more projects are in the pipeline. Nicolai Schaaf explains why there is such a buzz.

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Who pays for our water consumption?

“We’re still not discussing the human rights aspect enough”, says Elin Weyler with regards to water consumption in our supply chains. Watch the full video below » 🔴 LIVE with @elinweyler. We discuss today’s seminar on #consumption and #water. https://t.co/PZoRlW1roV — […]

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Growing debate on water and consumption

Who really pays for your consumption? More and more consumers and companies are starting to ask themselves hard questions about what today’s production and consumption patterns mean for the world’s water resources.

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Special issue of Water on human rights to water and sanitation – call for contributions

For an upcoming special issue, the scientific journal Water is welcoming submissions of full research articles, reviews, as well as shorter commentary on the human rights to water and sanitation. “This issue seeks to capture the most up-to-date research and practices,” says co-editor […]

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River flow champion, Dr Jackie King, wins 2019 Stockholm Water Prize

Dr Jackie King is named the 2019 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for her game-changing contributions to global river management.

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Time to re-value the undervalued: Water

“I think you value water the most when you don’t have water.” With these words, Torgny Holmgren, Executive Director of SIWI, opened the Swedish Water House seminar “Do you value water?” in which he then elaborated on how water scarcity […]

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The new narrative – Manage forests for water!

“We need to rethink the narrative and start managing forests for water” said Professor Irena Creed from University of Saskatchewan in Canada, at the most important and inspiring events at this year’s World Water Week in Stockholm (!). She continued […]

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Caleb Liow Jia Le and Johnny Xiao Hong Yu from Singapore win Stockholm Junior Water Prize 2018

Stockholm (28 August 2018) – Two students from Singapore, Caleb Liow Jia Le and Johnny Xiao Hong Yu, won the 2018 Stockholm Junior Water Prize for producing reduced graphene oxide, a material that can be used to purify water, from […]

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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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