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World Water Week closes: Values of water must be better understood

Pressmeddelanden   •   Sep 01, 2017 15:25 CEST

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Press Release: Stephen McCaffrey, trailblazer in international water law, receives 2017 Stockholm Water Prize

Pressmeddelanden   •   Aug 30, 2017 22:31 CEST

Stockholm (30 August 2017) – Professor Stephen McCaffrey received the 2017 Stockholm Water Prize on Wednesday, for his unparalleled contribution to the evolution and progressive realization of international water law. The prize was presented to Stephen McCaffrey by H.M. Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden, at a ceremony in Stockholm City Hall during the ongoing World Water Week.

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Ryan Thorpe and Rachel Chang from the USA win 2017 Stockholm Junior Water Prize

Pressmeddelanden   •   Aug 29, 2017 22:13 CEST

Stockholm (29 August 2017) – Two students from the USA, Ryan Thorpe and Rachel Chang, received the 2017 Stockholm Junior Water Prize on Tuesday, for their novel approach to detect and purify water contaminated with Shigella, E. coli, Salmonella, and Cholera. H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden presented the prize at an award ceremony during World Water Week in Stockholm.

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World Water Week opens in Stockholm: water is fundamental to achieving the Global Goals

Pressmeddelanden   •   Aug 29, 2017 09:02 CEST

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Leaders meet in Stockholm to discuss global water crisis at World Water Week

Pressmeddelanden   •   Aug 24, 2017 18:51 CEST

Stockholm (24 August 2017) – World leaders, water experts, development professionals and CEOs will meet in Stockholm 27 August-1 September for the annual World Water Week, where they will discuss the world’s growing water challenges and how to meet them.

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Modell för framtida klimatpolitik prisas med Svenska Juniorvattenpriset

Pressmeddelanden   •   Mar 31, 2017 08:58 CEST

Idag utsågs vinnaren av Svenska Juniorvattenpriset 2017. Priset på 30 000 kr tilldelas Hannah Bassek från Lugnets Gymnasium i Falun som med projektet ”Kunskap och känsla - klimatarbetets två ben” har tagit fram en strategi och modell för ökad klimatmedvetenhet för att påverka framtida miljö- och klimatpolitik.

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Nordiska textiljättar har sparat nästan 7 miljarder liter vatten, tillräckligt för att möta dagsbehovet hos 134 millioner människor

Pressmeddelanden   •   Mar 31, 2017 07:30 CEST

H&M, IKEA och Filippa K är bara några exempel av de 20+ nordiska textilföretag som tillsammans sparat mer än 6,7 miljarder liter vatten under en sjuårsperiod. Det motsvarar det dagliga behovet av vatten för 134 millioner människor . Under ledning av Sweden Textile Water Initative (STWI), ett projekt som driver en global omläggning mot hållbar textil- och läderproduktion, så har fabrikerna...

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Stephen McCaffrey, banbrytande inom internationell vattenrätt, tilldelas Stockholm Water Prize 2017

Pressmeddelanden   •   Mar 22, 2017 10:00 CET

Professor Stephen McCaffrey från USA får årets Stockholm Water Prize, för sitt enastående bidrag till utvecklingen och den progressiva implementeringen av internationell vattenrätt.

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World Water Week closes: water has a central role in implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Pressmeddelanden   •   Sep 02, 2016 15:13 CEST

World Water Week closed on Friday, concluding that water must be recognized as the enabler of successful implementation of the entire 2030 Agenda as well as the Paris Climate Agreement.

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Joan Rose, water quality champion, receives 2016 Stockholm Water Prize

Pressmeddelanden   •   Sep 01, 2016 00:07 CEST

Professor Joan B. Rose received the 2016 Stockholm Water Prize on Wednesday, for her tireless contributions to global public health; by assessing risks to human health in water and creating guidelines and tools for decision-makers and communities to improve global wellbeing. The prize was presented to Joan Rose by H.M. Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden, during a ceremony in Stockholm City Hall.

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