Stockholm International Water Institute

Founding Year: 1991

Staff: 82

Budget: SEK 111m

Torgny Holmgren (Executive Director)

The research institute seeks to “develop innovative policies and science-based solutions to water-related challenges for a water wise world where the value of water is recognized, and steps are taken to ensure that it is shared and allocated sustainably, equitably and efficiently, to meet everyone’s basic needs.” It leverages “knowledge and their convening power to strengthen water governance for a just, prosperous, and sustainable future”; believing that the “best way to tackle water crises, and help bring about lasting change, is to strengthen water governance among public and private actors alike”.

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Stockholm International Water Institute contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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