“I think you value water the most when you don’t have water.” With these words, Torgny Holmgren, Executive Director of SIWI, opened the Swedish Water House seminar “Do you value water?” in which he then elaborated on how water scarcity […]
In conjunction with the 2015 World Water Week in Stockholm, Swedish Water House today launched a report and a policy brief, both themed “Water, Forests and People”.
Reflections from the World Water Week side event “Water legislation reforms: securing environmental concerns and renewable energy”
From the legislative side of things I’ve heard it being said several times lately – that when most of the actors you engage with are a bit unhappy, you’re probably doing a pretty good job! This statement was something to […]
During the 2014 World Water Week in Stockholm, the “energy and water” theme was addressed with an overall “systems view”, how we develop and manage energy and water resources for the good of society and ecosystems – at local, national, […]
Yes, there are residues of pharmaceuticals in the water all around the globe. In 71 countries and in all continents. And in those countries that are not in this list, you would most certainly find something if one would start […]
A new policy report from Swedish Water House calls for an emphasis on integrating resilience-building into development, and expanding Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) efforts beyond humanitarian aid. The report “Water and Risk: Developing Sustainable and Resilient Communities” was produced by […]