• Stockholm Water Week 2017: what is new in the world of water, WASH, and the SDGs?

    By Karen Delfau, IWCAN The last time I went to Stockholm Water Week was eight years ago. Since then, many of the conversations remain the same, but many more have shifted. In particular, what I noticed was the emphasis on practical outcomes from Public-Private-Partnerships (PPPs), and new approaches to financing innovation and wastewater solutions. In […]

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  • Women’s involvement in water utilities and upper leadership roles across the globe

    In an interview, Pritha Hariram discussed the increasing prevalence of women in leadership roles in the water sector, particularly as CEOs of utilities. More and more women are in leadership positions. Pritha shared what she understood of her role working across the globe with utilities. This article explores more closely the increasing representation of women in water […]

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  • The role of development banks in development work

    In an interview with Pritha Hariram, the role of development banks to support governments to make progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals.was discussed. The interview explored some of the nuances of working with development banks and this article takes a step back to explore what development banks are, what they do, and how they differ from traditional […]

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  • Getting the voice of middle and senior management out into the world

    In an interview, Pritha Hariram discussed the critical importance of the cohort of professionals that have 15 to 25 year’s experience in the water sector. She identified a need to better support this often overlooked group of middle and senior managers and experienced practitioners. These individuals are not always involved in setting policies but they […]

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  • Kini interview with Darryl Day, Managing Director, ICE WaRM

    Listen to the latest Kini interview with Darryl Day, managing director of the International Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Management (ICE WaRM), speaking about Australia’s sustainable development investment portfolio and Nepalese-Australian partnerships to share knowledge and experience. ICE WaRM is a gateway to Australian, and international, expertise in education, training and research in water […]

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  • Kini interview with Virak Chan, WASH Specialist, World Bank (Cambodia)

    Listen to the latest Kini interview with Virak Chan, WASH specialist for the World Bank (Cambodia), speaking about decentralisation and capacity development in the Cambodia water sector and beyond. Karen Delfau of the International Water Centre Alumni Network sits down with Virak to discuss decentralizing the functions of the national government in Cambodia to sub-national or […]

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  • The World Water Data Initiative: reaching SDG 6 in a cost-effective manner

    In an interview, Tony Slatyer shared his insights about the importance of water data in order to achieve SDG 6 by 2030. Australia is championing the World Water Data Initiative, and Slatyer spoke about its importance during the interview. Sustainable Development Goal 6, making access to clean water and sanitation universal is an extremely important goal, […]

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  • Why SDG 6 is a necessary enabler to achieve other SDGs

    In an interview, Tony Slatyer shared his knowledge about how SDG 6 is an enabling SDG for the other 16 SDGs, in particular, reducing poverty and minimising conflict This article summarises his thoughts and looks more closely at how SDG6 directly contributes to reducing conflict and reducing poverty. Access to clean water and adequate sanitation underpins the […]

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  • What role can people play to effectively achieve SDG 6 and other SDGs?

    In an interview, Tony Slatyer emphasized that each and every one of us has a role to lay in achieving Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6) by 2030. Bringing the SDGs and SDG 6, in particular, into our everyday lives is an admirable and achievable objective. This article explores Tony’s ideas for how we can […]

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