Stockholm International Water Institute

Type: Organization
Name: Stockholm International Water Institute
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Xylem Recognizes 2014 Stockholm Junior Water Prize Winner

Xylem Inc. congratulates Hayley Todesco of Canada, the winner of the 2014 Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP), the most prestigious international student competition for water-related research.The award was presented to Ms. Todesco at the annual World ... [Published impeller.net - 8 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

`Most progressive water utility in Africa` receives 2014 Stockholm Industry Water Award

Stockholm -- eThekwini Water and Sanitation, serving the Durban metropolitan area, today received the Stockholm Industry Water Award at a ceremony during World Water Week, for its transformative and inclusive approach to providing water and sanitatio ... [Published Environmental Expert - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

General Motors : Reflections on World Water Week

As the 24th annual World Water Week draws to a close, we take the opportunity to reflect on our own water conservation efforts.SOURCE: General MotorsDESCRIPTION:Did you know that water scarcity is considered one of the top four global risks affecting ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 3 reports

World Water Week: Energy and water communities must cooperate to meet global challenges

Stockholm -- Global leaders gathered in Stockholm today for the 24th annual World Water Week, urging the energy and water communities to work together to face some of the main challenges of our time, providing clean drinking water and energy for a growing ... [Published Environmental Expert - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 2 reports

Dilrukshi wins international award

, 10:12 pmDilrukshi Handunnetti, who cut her teeth in journalism at The Island newspaper in the early 1990s, was among seven journalists named yesterday as winners of the "2014 WASH Media Awards" competition for their excellence in reporting on water, ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

Water Efficiency Must be the Guiding Star in Fight to Eradicat…

Date: Friday, September 5, 2014 16:04 GMT ·STOCKHOLM, Sep. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ –The 2014 World Water Week, focusing on energy and water, closed today withparticipants jointly emphasising the importance of a water goal, as well asintimate integration ... [Published Asia PR News - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

Feature: World Water Week highlights water efficiency to eradicate hunger, poverty

by Fu Yiming As the 2014 World Water Week winded up in Stockholm on Friday, the participants agreed that water efficiency was vital in combating poverty and hunger."To counter the challenge of booming water demand we must manage it in a far smarter way," ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 5 reports

Energy and Water communities 'must co-operate to meet global challenges'

source edie newsroomWater and energy are interdependent in more ways than not, and an increase or decrease in one will immediately affect the other The organisers of World Water Week have claimed that there is 'an urgent need' for a closer relationship ... [Published Environmental Data Interactive Exchange - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 2 reports

World leaders want water and energy sectors harmonized

Stockholm, SwedenGlobal leaders who gathered in Stockholm for the 24th annual World Water Week on Monday urged governments to start coordinating water and energy sectors as the only way to avert a looming global crisis.The leaders said that the enormous ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 2 reports

World Water Week: Energy and Water Communities Must Cooperate to Meet Global

Global leaders gathered in Stockholm today for the 24th annual World Water Week, urging the energy and water communities to work together to face some of the main challenges of our time, providing clean drinking water and energy for a growing world population. ... [Published Thailand News and Press Releases - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 3 reports

UN told rainwater management is key to eradicating hunger

Some of the world’s leading water, environment and resilience scientists and experts have issued a call to the UN, saying that rain, and the way it is managed, is what will determine whether hunger and poverty can be eradicated in the world.The call was ... [Published WaterBriefing - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

News analysis: World Water Week in Stockholm to stress link between water, energy

by Ariane Sains Not only water, but energy as well and the connection between them will be in focus when World Water Week starts here Sunday."The arguments for tighter links between the two communities are abundant," said Torgny Holmgren, executive director ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 28 2014]

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Acting GCIS CEO, Phumla Williams, said, "The fact that South Africa is the recipient of two of the three awards indicate that we are moving forward towards realizing a standard of excellence in access to clean water. Government is equally proud of the learners, who are from a South African public school. They focused on harvesting and purifying rain water to the level of consumption. Their initiative to address water related issues is an inspiration and an indication that South Africa's learners are future leaders and experts that will play an instrumental role in addressing global challenges."
...educators and practitioners is one way we are confident we will succeed," said Patrick Decker, president and chief executive officer of Xylem. "For the sixteenth consecutive year, we have supported Stockholm International Water Institute, the Stockholm Junior Water Prize and students from around the world, whose intellectual capabilities and desire to make a difference are truly impressive. We applaud their efforts and look forward to their continued success and contributions to the water industry."
"Journalists are key partners for sanitation, hygiene and water sector professionals in their awareness raising, advocacy and behaviour change work" said the statement in which SIWI noted that journalists play a central role in highlighting water and gender related issues and positioning of women...
* Natasha Khan (Canada) and Ketaki Gokhale (USA) "No Menstrual Hygiene For Indian Women Holds Economy Back"   (Category: Equity and Inclusion in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene)

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Xylem Recognizes 2014 Stockholm Junior Water Pr... [Published impeller.net - 8 hours ago]
`Most progressive water utility in Africa` rece... [Published Environmental Expert - Sep 15 2014]
South Africa takes the lead in Stockholm [Published Noodls - Sep 15 2014]
South Africans do the country proud at the Stoc... [Published Africa Green Media - Sep 15 2014]
Briefly… SA journalist a winner in global repor... [Published The Media Online - Sep 12 2014]
Two Important Resources Come Together With Wate... [Published Alliance To Save Energy - Sep 11 2014]
World water outlook appears bleak, but Canada i... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Sep 11 2014]
Energy and Environment Update - September 8, 2014 [Published Lexology - Sep 11 2014]
PepsiCo : Unveils Hydro-BID, Releases Water Report [Published 4 Traders - Sep 09 2014]
PepsiCo Unveils Hydro-BID, Releases Water Report [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 09 2014]
Durban waste water ‘is safe to drink’ [Published Daily News South Africa - Sep 09 2014]
Water Affairs on 2014 Stockholm World Water week [Published South African Government - Sep 09 2014]
World Water Week wraps up [Published Infrastructure News - Sep 09 2014]
Xylem Names 2014 Stockholm Junior Water Prize W... [Published Individual.com - Sep 09 2014]
General Motors : Reflections on World Water Week [Published 4 Traders - Sep 08 2014]
Reflections on World Water Week [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 08 2014]
World Water Week: Energy and water communities ... [Published Environmental Expert - Sep 08 2014]
South Africa takes lead in Stockholm [Published SAnews.gov.za - Sep 08 2014]
‘Efficiency must guide fight to eradicate hunge... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Sep 08 2014]
African journalists awarded at World Water Week... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Sep 08 2014]
Alex FM scoops international award [Published SABC - Sep 07 2014]
7 journalists win 2014 WASH Media Awards [Published Spy Ghana - Sep 06 2014]
Dilrukshi wins international award [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 05 2014]
Stockholm Water Week Ends With Plea to Join UN ... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 05 2014]
Nigerian journalist, six others win prestigious... [Published Premium Times - Sep 05 2014]
Nestlé tackling water issues in Central and Wes... [Published GhanaWeb - Sep 05 2014]
Umaru Sanda receives 2014 WASH Award [Published Citifmonline - Sep 05 2014]
Water Efficiency Must be the Guiding Star in Fi... [Published Asia PR News - Sep 05 2014]
Feature: World Water Week highlights water effi... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 05 2014]
Feature: World Water Week highlights water effi... [Published Individual.com - Sep 05 2014]
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PepsiCo Unveils Hydro-BID, Releases Water Report [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 09 2014]
The Inter-American Development Bank’s Hydro-BID tool forecasts water availability in Latin America and the Caribbean. SOURCE: PepsiCo DESCRIPTION: PepsiCo unveiled Hydro-BID, a ground-breaking data management and modeling tool developed in partnership ...
Reflections on World Water Week [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 08 2014]
As the 24th annual World Water Week draws to a close, we take the opportunity to reflect on our own water conservation efforts. SOURCE: General Motors DESCRIPTION: Did you know that water scarcity is considered one of the top four global risks affecting ...
2014 Is the Year of the Energy-Water Nexus [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Sep 03 2014]
2014 Is the Year of the Energy-Water Nexus Posted: 03 Sep 2014 05:00 AM PDTHeld every year in Stockholm, Sweden, World Water Week is led by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and serves as a platform for over 200 collaborating organizations ...
Going forward, a look back [Published Harvard Gazette - May 29 2014]
June 2013 Legendary crew coach Harry Parker , who joined Harvard in 1960 and helmed the Crimson’s heavyweight program starting 50 years ago, dies June 25 at the age of 77 after mentoring generations of Harvard rowers and U.S. Olympians. Harry ...
World Water Week: Energy for Water [Published EMWIS/SEMIDE Latest Uploads - Apr 30 2014]
World Water Week is hosted and organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and takes place in Stockholm. The World Water Week has been the annual focal point for the globe's water issues since 1991. Every year, SIWI provides a platform ...
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