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

ICWC Water Dialogue: New Approaches to Reducing Flood Risk

Date: 2016-02-22
Time: 10:30 – 12:00
Venue: SIWI office Conference room “Ocean”
Address: Linnégatan 87A, 5th floor, Stockholm
Registration: RSVP to anna-kari.swaretz@siwi.org
Twitter: #waterdialogues #watercooperation

Research on flood risk management has been undertaken in a number of diverse contexts (developed state, developing state, transboundary) using a new generation of sophisticated data collection, analysis and modeling tools. This presentation examines the problem of hydrological transformation from both engineering and policy perspectives, and presents a new approach to managing flood risk based on several case studies.

Richard A. Matthew, PhD (Princeton) is a Professor of Planning, Policy and Design and Political Science; Director of the Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation; Director of …Read More