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The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) is a Stockholm-based policy institute that generates knowledge and informs decision-making towards water wise policy. Founded in 1991, SIWI performs research, builds institutional capacity and provides advisory services in five thematic areas: water governance, transboundary water management, climate change and water, the water-energy-food nexus, and water economics.

SIWI organises the annual World Water Week in Stockholm and hosts the Stockholm Water Prize, the Stockholm Junior Water Prize and the Stockholm Industry Water Award. SIWI also hosts several flagship programmes, including the UNDP Water Governance Facility at SIWI.

Today, SIWI employs 60 staff with a wide-range of professional experience that enables us to form knowledgeable multi-disciplinary teams that are able to address complex, cross-cutting challenges faced by clients and partners from government and business around the world. Through applied research and policy consultation, capacity-building in individuals and institutions, strategic communication to influence private and public sectors, and linking key actors across sectors, SIWI stimulates the development of innovative policies and scientifically based solutions to water-related challenges.

Internationally active, politically neutral, and intellectually objective, SIWI welcomes opportunities for collaboration with partners across the world.

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