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SIWI’s vision is a water wise world. A world where we recognize the unique value of water, and ensure that it is shared and allocated sustainably, equitably and efficiently, to meet everyone’s basic needs. By bridging science, policy and practice, SIWI provides and promotes water wise solutions for sustainable development. We are a think-and-do tank and your partner in building a water wise world.


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Water cooperation centre impresses Swedish Minister

On March 23, SIWI hosted the inauguration of the International Centre for Water Cooperation (ICWC). The Swedish Minister for Education, Gustav Fridolin, was impressed by the progress made by the Centre thus far.


Successful Swedish water project ensures cleaner textile production in India

In a unique project for cleaner production, Sustainable Water Resources (SWAR) and Swedish retail brands Indiska, KappAhl and Lindex have reduced their environmental impact and resource efficiency.

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New agreement paves the way for cooperation over Nile waters

A “declaration of principles” was signed by Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan late Monday in relation to water cooperation in the Nile river.

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The water man of India wins 2015 Stockholm Water Prize

Rajendra Singh of India is the 2015 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for innovative water restoration efforts in rural India, and extraordinary determination in his quest to improve the living conditions for those most in need.

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Development through Water in Film: World Water Day to World Water Week

To help celebrate #WorldWaterDay, enjoy this film on water and sustainable development by UNDP, UN-Water and SIWI – in partnership with One Water project at University of Miami.


Celebrating 25 years with a refreshed graphic profile!

To celebrate our 25th Jubilee, we are introducing a new graphic profile for the SIWI family that has grown over the years to include several brands and partner programmes. Have a look here!




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