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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World Water Day is Coming

World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about focusing attention on the importance of water. This year’s theme, ‘Nature for Water’, explores nature-based solutions (NBS) to the water challenges we face in the 21st century. You can find more information here and here.

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