GWP PhD student placement opportunities

GWP is a partner to a program called NEWAVE and as such will have the honour to co-supervise two PhD students, who as part of their research will also receive a placement in GWP for a couple of months. In NEWAVE programe there are 13 positions available – all fully…

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Webinar on WASH for the prevention of COVID-19

The Webinar on WASH for the prevention of COVID-19, which will take place on Wednesday, 8 April 2020 from 11:00-12:30 (Central European Summer Time). The Webinar addresses WASH, environment and health professionals who are involved in guiding COVID-19 response from water, sanitation and hygiene perspectives. It aims at disseminating key…

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Webinar – Demystifying Water Integrity

We invite you to join the webinar, on March 18, 2020 at 10 am CET: Demystifying Water Integrity: From Policy to Practice Using the Integrity Management Toolbox You can Register here. A significant amount of the money invested in the water sector leaks out because of corruption. This represents a…

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15th European Youth Parliament for Water

The European Youth Parliament for water (EYPW) is an initiative we launched in 1999 to promote youth involvement in the water sector, both by increasing their awareness of water resource management issues and by fostering understanding of citizenship and democracy. During one week, young Europeans meet to debate, exchange and…

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Meeting of Lithuanian National Climate Change Committee

On 12 February 2019, a meeting of Lithuanian National Climate Change Committee (NCCC) was held at the Ministry of Environment. The main focus of the meeting was to review the report of 2018 Special climate change program’s activities and to discuss the priorities of 2019. Also, members of the NCCC…

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Online course on Water – Addressing the Global Crisis

SIWI presents a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to help prepare future leaders to sustainably manage water related issues. The course ir prepared with the United Nation’s SDG Academy and will be led by the experts on water and sanitation services. Course will analyse the role of ecosystems, the impact…

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Stockholm World Water Week

Stockholm World Water Week (WWW) is an annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. It is organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). This year, the event takes place on 26-31 August and its main thematic scope is: “Water, ecosystems and human development”. As in previous years, Global…

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The State of the World’s Beaches

In the most recent “Nature Scientific Reports” the A. Luijendijk with the team presented a global overview of coastal beaches. Luijendijk et al used freely available optical satellite images in conjunction with sophisticated image interrogation and analysis methods, to asses the occurrence of sandy beaches and rates of shoreline change. Based…

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