This year World Water Week in Stockholm celebrates its 25th anniversary. World Water Week originally began as the Stockholm Water Symposium in 1991 and has been convened annually ever since. This year’s theme is Water for Development.
Menstrual hygiene management is finally being recognized as an urgent development challenge. But what are the implications for other sustainable development agendas – particularly sanitation?
As part of the New Climate Economy project, SEI and IIASA convened a workshop in Nairobi to examine the extent to which these technologies are making a difference, and what it will take to scale them up.
The first in-depth review of JI’s environmental integrity shows about three-quarters of credits may not represent actual emission reductions, and their use to meet mitigation targets may have increased emissions by about 600 million tonnes.
Nicholas (Nick) Sonntag, a Canadian engineer, expert in sustainable development internationally, and SEI Executive Director 1996–1999, died unexpectedly of a heart attack at home in Gibsons, BC, on 27 June 2015. He was 67.
As pledges towards the Paris climate agreement fall short of 2°C-level ambition, many hope that innovative actions by governments, businesses and civil society will fill the gap. Can they deliver?
Experts working under the auspices of the United Nations are preparing an assessment of pollinators and food production to inform decision-making and the post-2015 development agenda.
Many countries in sub-Saharan Africa see foreign direct investment as crucial for jump-starting their economies, but strong public-sector engagement is crucial for success.
About SEI Africa
SEI's Africa Centre supports close collaboration with African organizations and networks on key environmental and development issues.
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