Recognizing the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the UNDP-SIWI Water Governance Facility (WGF) convened a virtual conversation on the theme of “Indigenous Peoples, Water, and Climate Change” on 7th August, featuring two UN Special Rapporteurs and two Indigenous […]
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As part of Stockholm University’s Bachelor’s Programme in Global Development, SIWI hosted 32 students through a webinar on 8 May 2020. Within the Bachelor’s Programme, the students are enrolled in a seminar series called “Global Agenda” in which they meet with […]
Due to the recent covid-19 outbreak, Swedish Water House has decided to cancel all upcoming physical events and seminar until further notice. The health of our community is our highest priority, and although this is a difficult decision, we see […]
World Water Week assembles over 500 co-convening organizations and 4,000 participants from more than 130 countries in Stockholm every year. This world-leading conference on water is now cancelled due to the global spread of COVID-19 and the measures taken by national and local authorities to contain the spread of the disease. World Water Week was due to take place 23-28 August 2020 in Stockholm.
Due to the recent developments of covid-19, Swedish Water House together with SMHI have decided to postpone our celebration of World Water Day 2020. We will keep the original program and location, but host this all-day seminar in conjunction with […]
Pharmaceutical pollution, coupled with antibiotics misuse and water scarcity, have exponentially increased the global level of antimicrobial resistance (or AMR). Deaths attributable to AMR keep increasing every year, and predictions count over 10 million deaths by 2050, and a fall […]
Our team working to promote safe production of pharmaceuticals is busier than ever. Last week they appeared during Sweden’s Politicians’ Week in Almedalen and now more projects are in the pipeline. Nicolai Schaaf explains why there is such a buzz.
“We’re still not discussing the human rights aspect enough”, says Elin Weyler with regards to water consumption in our supply chains. Watch the full video below » ? LIVE with @elinweyler. We discuss today’s seminar on #consumption and #water. https://t.co/PZoRlW1roV — […]
Who really pays for your consumption? More and more consumers and companies are starting to ask themselves hard questions about what today’s production and consumption patterns mean for the world’s water resources.
For an upcoming special issue, the scientific journal Water is welcoming submissions of full research articles, reviews, as well as shorter commentary on the human rights to water and sanitation. “This issue seeks to capture the most up-to-date research and practices,” says co-editor […]