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  • 2017 World Water Week - Deadline for Submissions Jan 22

    2017 World Water Week - Deadline for Submissions Jan 22

    In the recently released Call for engagement document, we invite organizations and individuals to become involved in 2017 World Water Week through event hosting and abstract submission. In these pages, we present the thematic scope as ...

  • World Water Week closes: water has a central role in implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

    World Water Week closes: water has a central role in implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

    World Water Week closed on Friday, concluding that water must be recognized as the enabler of successful implementation of the entire 2030 Agenda as well as the Paris Climate Agreement. “Water – the lifeline of our planet – will ...

  • Joan Rose, water quality champion, receives 2016 Stockholm Water Prize

    Joan Rose, water quality champion, receives 2016 Stockholm Water Prize

    Professor Joan B. Rose received the 2016 Stockholm Water Prize on Wednesday, for her tireless contributions to global public health; by assessing risks to human health in water and creating guidelines and tools for decision-makers and communities to ...

  • World Water Week opens in Stockholm: water can be the unifying power for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

    World Water Week opens in Stockholm: water can be the unifying power for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

    Under the theme Water for Sustainable Growth, some 3,000 people from over 120 countries are meeting in Stockholm this week for the 26th annual World Water Week. With water crises being listed as one of the top global risks in the coming ...

  • Five weeks until 2016 World Water Week

    Five weeks until 2016 World Water Week

    On 28 August, 2016 World Water Week kicks off! We are very pleased to confirm that Cardinal Turkson will participate in the Week, both in the Opening Plenary and in a panel on water and faith. From World Water Week Media Partner, The ...

  • Countdown to 2016 World Water Week

    Countdown to 2016 World Water Week

    In August 2016, Stockholm International Water Institute, SIWI, will host the 26th World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden. This preeminent international forum brings together scientific, business, policy and civic communities to innovate and ...

  • Swedish water expertise advances global textile supply chain sustainability

    Swedish water expertise advances global textile supply chain sustainability

    The environmental, social and financial results are collected from the Initiative’s scaled up global programme to increase efficient water, energy and chemical use at factory level in India, China, Bangladesh, Turkey and Ethiopia. It is ...

  • Apply for the 2016 World Water Week Journalist Grant!

    Apply for the 2016 World Water Week Journalist Grant!

    Apply for the 2016 World Water Week Journalist Grant! Send us your application no later than 1 May Are you passionate about water and development? Have you covered these tpics in your work but want a chance to see more, learn more and interview ...

  • Register Now - 2016 World Water Week

    Register Now - 2016 World Water Week

    The 2016 World Water Week themed Water for Sustainable Growth, is now open for registration. Don’t miss the chance to discuss critical water issues with experts from the world’s scientific, business, government and civic ...

  • New recommendations to reduce pharmaceuticals in water

    New recommendations to reduce pharmaceuticals in water

    Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) have become ubiquitous micro-pollutants in our waters and are becoming a growing concern. As a result of a collaboration between Swedish stakeholders, recommendations have been released that aim to reduce ...

  • 2015 – a big year for water decisions

    2015 – a big year for water decisions

    2015 was a year of big decisions. The UN General Assembly decided on 17 Sustainable Development Goals. During the Climate meeting in Paris, 195 countries reached an agreement to cut emissions and shift the world economy away from fossil fuels to ...

  • AGWA and SIWI initiatives presented at White House Summit

    AGWA and SIWI initiatives presented at White House Summit

    During the White House Water Summit this World Water Day, two initiatives developed by the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA) – a network hosted and chaired by SIWI, will be presented: a new water climate bonds standard, and the ...

  • Last Call! Abstract and event submissions for 2016 World Water Week due 24 January

    Last Call! Abstract and event submissions for 2016 World Water Week due 24 January

    Abstract submission Abstracts are now welcome from experts and actors of all disciplines who wish to present their work and research at the seminars during 2016 World Water Week in Stockholm. An abstract can be submitted for oral presentation or ...

  • World Water Week - 24 January Abstract and event submissions due!

    World Water Week - 24 January Abstract and event submissions due!

    Abstract submission Abstracts are now welcome from experts and actors of all disciplines who wish to present their work and research at the seminars during 2016 World Water Week in Stockholm. An abstract can be submitted for oral presentation or ...

  • Submission open! Abstracts and event proposals for the 2016 World Water Week

    Submission open! Abstracts and event proposals for the 2016 World Water Week

    Online submission open! Abstracts and event proposals We have just opened the online submission system for the 2016 World Water Week! Do you have an inspiring idea for an event? A great seminar abstract? Submit directly online now. The online ...

  • SIWI at COP21

    SIWI at COP21

    Help us to elevate recognition of water`s role in climate change and the solutions it offers, by reporting on our activities at the climate meeting in Paris. Our aim in attending is to contribute to efficient climate action by translating water ...

  • Stockholm Water Front No 4 2015

    Stockholm Water Front No 4 2015

    In this issue of WaterFront, we try to show that there is no blanket solution to the world’s water crises. There is no single correct answer. There are thousands of them. The water challenges facing us, whether they result from climate change, ...

  • Call for abstracts and event proposals - 2016 World Water Week

    Call for abstracts and event proposals - 2016 World Water Week

    We`ve just released the Call for abstracts and event proposals publication for the 2016 World Water Week. In these pages, we present the thematic scope as well as the eight core seminars (previously workshops), and we provide you with the ...

  • Few days left to nominate for the world’s leading business water award

    Few days left to nominate for the world’s leading business water award

    Is your company ahead of the curve in sustainability and water? Is your company doing the most to improve the world’s water situation? Make sure to nominate for the 2016 Stockholm Industry Water Award before 15 November! The award honours ...

  • Collaborative Swedish water project wins Nordic fashion industry sustainability award

    Collaborative Swedish water project wins Nordic fashion industry sustainability award

    A successful collaboration for efficiency in water consumption, energy and chemical use in the textile industry won the prestigious 2015 Habit Fashion Award for Sustainability this evening. Sustainable Water Resources (SWAR) is a joint initiative ...