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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Integrated Drought Management in Central and Eastern Europe

Water scarcity and droughts have direct impacts on the citizens and economic sectors that use and depend on water, such as agriculture, tourism, industry, energy and transport. Water scarcity and droughts also have broader impacts on natural resources at large such as through biodiversity, water quality, increased risks of forest…

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Invitation to Workshop!

In June 2018, a “Sub-regional workshop on improving small-scale water supplies for better health” will take place in Dessau, Germany. More information: Invitation Scope and purpose Logistics information

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