Let’s work  together now
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As extremists are increasingly using the internet to radicalise the vulnerable and marginalised online with their poisonous ideology, the European Commissioner for the Security Union, Julian King raises the bar in Europe’s fight against online …

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Amplifying the voice of water in COP21 climate talks
30 Mar 2016 – 10:19
Amplifying the voice of water in COP21 climate talks

Hydro-climate disasters account for nearly 95% of all people affected by disasters, and have caused over 60% of all damage incurred worldwide by such disasters. Torgny Holmgren, Executive Director, Stocholm International Water Institute (SIWI), says …

A blueprint for climate policy
28 Sep 2015 – 09:06
A blueprint for climate policy

Water is crucial for human sustenance, health and dignity; as a driver for business; for food and energy security; and for the broader ecosystem. Karin Lexen, Director of World Water Week, International Processes and Prizes, …

Solving the sewage and sanitation crisis through innovation
28 Sep 2015 – 09:05
Solving the sewage and sanitation crisis through innovation

Tackling present and future water-related problems certainly requires out of box ideas and unconventional thinking. UNESCO-IHE has developed a number of innovative products concerning education, technology and capacity development. Prof. Dr. Damir Brdjanovic, Professor of …

Will Marmara Sea Survive ? The Struggle against Pollution
17 Apr 2014 – 12:30
Will Marmara Sea Survive ? The Struggle against Pollution

By Professor Dr Derin Orhon, Professor Emeritus, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
On the border of two continents, Europe and Asia, the Marmara Sea is undeniably one of the most picturesque marine environments in the world. …

Water as a Human Right and Economic Good: Policy Challenges for Europe
15 Apr 2014 – 15:54 One Comment
Water as a Human Right and Economic Good: Policy Challenges for Europe

By: Philippe Cullet, Professor of Environmental Law, SOAS, University of London
Europe has historically been at the forefront of providing sufficient safe water to every person. From the second half of the nineteenth century, the state progressively …