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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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Student Michael Nyirenda wins Swedish Junior Water Prize for glacier study with global potential

Michael Nyirenda is the Swedish finalist to Stockholm Junior Water Prize for his study on a glacier in Northern Sweden. Michael will compete in the international final in August.


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Apply for the 2015 World Water Week Journalist Grant

Are you passionate about water issues? Have you covered these topics in your work but want a chance to learn more and interview major actors in the water community? Apply for the World Water Week Journalist Grant!

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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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