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Office opening hours over the festive period

The SIWI office will close on Monday, December 22, at 5pm and reopen at 8am on Wednesday, January 7, 2015.… View more

MENA water integrity programme endorsed

On December 4, 2014 the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) member countries approved the labelling of SIWI’s Capacity Building Programme… View more

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Ragn-Sells supports the bright minds of the future

Swedish recycling company Ragn-Sells, founder and sponsor of Stockholm Water Prize, has given a substantial Christmas donation to the Stockholm… View more

Young Professionals propose action plan for WASH in slums

Swedish Water House convened a workshop during World Water Week in Stockholm, together with the Water Youth Network, by and… View more

SIWI at the COP20 Climate Conference in Lima, Peru

SIWI is taking an active role at the ongoing COP20 Climate Conference in Lima, Peru and have several members of… View more

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SIWI Welcomes the Synthesis Report on the Post-2015 Development Agenda by UN Secretary General

SIWI applauds the Secretary General’s strong focus on water in the Synthesis Report on the Post-2015 Development Agenda released this… View more

Sweden’s first UNESCO Category II Centre

Sweden’s first UNESCO Category II Centre held its first Governing Board meeting on the December 1 2014. This occasion marks… View more

SIWI’s Africa Regional Centre introduced to regional partners

On November 19, SIWI hosted a panel discussion on water security challenges in Southern Africa, thus introducing the Africa Regional… View more

A farewell to the late John Briscoe, 2014 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate

Professor John Briscoe passed away on November 12, 2014, after having fought cancer for more than two years. In March… View more