ICWC Water Dialogues: Disturbed, desirable or damaging? Transformation of hydro-social processes

Welcome to the seventh seminar in the Water Dialogues series, co-hosted by the International Centre for Water Cooperation (ICWC) and SIWI Swedish Water House.

Date: 2017-10-20 | Time: 12:00 – 13:00
Place: SIWI office Conference room “Ocean”, Linnégatan 87A, 5th floor, Stockholm
Registration: RSVP here | Contact: johan.karlsson@siwi.org 

In the face of climate change, does transformation yield the results we expect?
Governing water has always been a wicked problem. But now, climate change further adds complexity to the way humans use and manage water. While there are no generic solutions, it has been suggested that by transforming these processes of use and management, we may be better able to cope with risks …Read More

ICWC Water Dialogues: The Role of Financial Institutions in Catalyzing Collaborations in Shared Waters

The Baltic Sea Project is grounded on the conviction that all actors in the region must tackle the major environmental challenges together. The Project is open to all actors from public and private sector who would actively contribute toward a healthy Baltic Sea. It gathers and works with those actors in various forms to improve the conditions of the Baltic Sea.

Tove Erikslund is the Chief Administrative Officer and member of the board at Ålandsbanken. She worked at the bank for many years with a variety of issues through different positions, such as business developer, Human Resources Director and sustainability. Together …Read More

Call for Abstracts: A Special Issue of Journal of Hydrology

Water Diplomacy: Bridging the Science, Policy and Practice
Guest Editors: Dr Marian J. Neal, Maria Vink & Dr Martina Klimes (International Centre for Water Cooperation (ICWC) at SIWI)

Approximately 2 billion people depend on groundwater, sourced from over 300 transboundary aquifer systems. Furthermore about 286 river basins cross the political boundaries of two or more countries. These rivers are a primary source of freshwater for approximately 40 percent of the world’s population.

Water diplomacy is an approach that enables countries to negotiate ways to allocate and manage these shared water resources. It is a dynamic process that seeks to develop reasonable, sustainable and peaceful …Read More