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Forests, water and sustainable urbanization – video and blog from our event at World Water Week 2016

(Blog by Maria Ölund and Eskil Mattson at Focali) Restoring and protecting forests in watersheds close to cities can help to balance water flows, contributing to flood control and securing supply of cleaner water. The seminar “Forests, water and sustainable growth […]

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Behind the scenes and right in the middle – being a Junior Rapporteur at the World Water Week 2014

We are five. Five people to cover everything that is said and done with respect to global change at the World Water Week 2014. Now I should mention that the World Water Week is a fairly enormous conference. In 2014, […]

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Inclusive action for committed work to combat inequalities

(from the Budapest Water Summit) Wednesday’s forums and plenaries reminded us more than ever of why we are actually meeting here in Budapest. Several of the events that I attended addressed the human rights aspect of water and sanitation, the […]

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SIWI at the Budapest Water Summit

Mr János Áder, President of the Republic of Hungary, welcomed us all to the city of Budapest and the summit, urging for all participants to cooperate in addressing water related challenges now, not later; “There comes a time when every […]

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