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Irrigating Forests with wastewater: Natural and effective water treatment?

This August, world leaders, water experts, development professionals and policy-makers gathered in Stockholm for a week-long meeting focused on finding ways to better use, and reuse, the world’s increasingly scarce fresh water. World Water Week events draw over 3,000 participants […]

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Urban Climate Change Adaptation in the Baltic Sea Region

How to stay resilient and mitigate vulnerability of our urban areas to the changing climate? How can we be better prepared to meet the challenges with adequate tools and skills to handle different emergency situations? What is direct and indirect […]

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World Water Week officially opens in Stockholm

World leaders, water experts, development professionals, policy-makers, and one astronaut, have gathered in Stockholm for a week-long meeting focused on finding ways to better use, and reuse, the world’s increasingly scarce fresh water.

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XVI IWRA World Water Congress

Cancun, Mexico – The XVI World Water Congress on “Bridging Policy and Science” Between 29 May and 3 June, approximately 1500 registered participants attended the XVI World Water Congress. The week of events related to the topics: Water Scarcity in […]

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The Baltic Sea Project – A Water Dialogue seminar

Last week, Tove Erikslund, Chief Administrative Officer and member of the SIWI Board, shared lessons learnt from the bank’s innovative environmental, customer engagement project at the ICWC Water Dialogue at SIWI. The programme helps to raise awareness among customers of […]

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SIWI at the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok

Throwback to the Embassy’s annual workshop held in March. Katarina Veem, Director of Swedish Water House, Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), gives her view on some of the challenges they are facing this year along with some ideas for the […]

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The financial relevance of water

The financial relevance of water was the theme of a seminar last week, meant to kick off a new forum shaped by the participants. The forum is led by SIWI together with SWESIF and CDP. SWESIF is an independent association […]

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Call for abstracts: Agri4D – 2017 – Rural Transformation and Urbanization

There is today a rapid migration of the rural poor to swelling urban centers in search of better job opportunities and improved livelihoods. A large part of these rural migrants succeeds in finding better life, but for many the hopes […]

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How landscape perspective can contribute to the 2030 agenda in practice?

It has been over a year since the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the historic signing of the Paris Climate Agreement. Both of these events put forward a new agenda for development, and those who work in […]

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Forests and Water – a crucial and complex relationship

Blog-report from FAO/SIWI workshop “Understanding the Forest and Water Monitoring Framework” During three highly interactive days, approximately 20 forest and water international experts convened at the SIWI office in Stockholm to discuss how to monitor interactions between forests and water, […]

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2016 forest-water-monitoring-workshop

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