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17 Jun 2022 STOCKHOLM
Solar pumps will replace diesel operations at boreholes in six African countries. An estimated 800,000 refugees will benefit.
3 May 2022 STOCKHOLM, Sweden
Water Diplomacy Talks and OOSKAnews Voices are a series of guest columns written by participants in different parts of the international water community.
Marianne Kjellén (PhD), Senior Water Advisor, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), works with UNDP’s Water & Ocean Governance Programme at the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support. In UNDP’s Global Policy Network (GPN) Marianne contributes with thought leadership, policy advocacy and technical support on water governance. She engages with global and international processes and supports project implementation and oversight on water governance-related substance. Prior to re-joining the UNDP in 2016, she worked for the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), the Stockholm University and many years for the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI).
16 Jan 2022 STOCKHOLM, Sweden
Crashing ocean waves found to emit “forever chemicals” into the air. New evidence that sea spray aerosol can be an important source of PFAS in the atmosphere.
15 Jan 2022 STOCKHOLM, Sweden
New report from GWP concludes that, although gender has been integrated into policymaking in several countries, there is still a wide gap between policy and practice, and a long way to go before gender equality is achieved in water resources management.
1 Apr 2021 STOCKHOLM, Sweden
Sandra Postel's work involves raising awareness of global water threats including how global warming disrupts the water cycle and how water use and management degrade freshwater ecosystems.
12 Mar 2021 STOCKHOLM, Sweden
More than 350 individuals and groups from over 80 countries submitted their change journeys, highlighting the water decisions they have made to improve climate resilience.
15 Oct 2020 STOCKHOLM, Sweden
An international panel gathered virtually to discuss human rights-based water resources management and water security at a webinar on 13 October, which was organised by the UN Development Programme - Stockholm International Water Institute (UNDP-SIWI) water governance facility.During the webinar, which was timed to take place ten years after the recognition of water as a human right, participants heard from UN experts – Dr Léo Heller, Special Rapporteur on human rights to water and sanitation and Dr David R...
24 Sep 2020 STOCKHOLM
The UNDP-SIWI Water Governance Facility is hosting a high-level webinar (13 Oct) bringing together two UN experts –Dr Léo Heller, Special Rapporteur on “the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation”, and Dr David R. Boyd, Special Rapporteur on “Human Rights and the Environment”. Their conversation is moderated by Catarina de Albuquerque, SWA and f...
23 Sep 2020 STOCKHOLM, Sweden
Actors from across the security and climate fields came together at A Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) High-Level Panel on Water Diplomacy, "Together for Climate-Smart SecuritY", 21 September.The panel discussed climate-smart security and the need to adopt an integrated approach to prevent, mitigate and resolve climate and security risks, along with the use of diplomacy in solving water disputes...
2 Sep 2020 STOCKHOLM, Sweden
A new Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) designed to deliver skills and knowledge with respect to water cooperation has been launched by the Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) International Waters programme and Global Water Partnership (GWP).Governance for Transboundary Freshwater Security presents the multiple facets of what is required to manage shared water in a sustainable manner...
2 Sep 2020 STOCKHOLM, Sweden
A Stockholm World Water Week session on “Urban Water Resilience Under COVID-19: What happens next?" on August 27 brought together water system leaders primarily from cities in the global south to focus on the challenges and corresponding lessons learned in coping with the COVID-19 pandemic.In the context of the current world health crisis, the session was convened virtually under the event's 2020 rubric "WaterWeek@Home"...
1 Sep 2020 STOCKHOLM, Sweden
HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden awarded the Stockholm Junior Water Prize 2020 to Hiroki Matsuhashi and Takuma Miyaki of Japan in an online ceremony during an unusual "World Water Week at Home" 25 August.The Japanese team focused on water conservation and soil management and developed a method to control soil runoff and increase food production, using traditional Japanese soil solidification technologies...