Lessons from the Still Breaking Silos seminar at World Water Week
How can the resilience of society be strengthened through inter-sectoral cooperation? How can transboundary cooperation help us adapt, reduce conflicts and build back better? These were some of the issues discussed in the seminar on Breaking Silos at the World Water Week 2021, which virtually brought together participants from around the world.
The Still Breaking Silos: Climate action and water across sectors and boundaries was a three-session event organized by SIWI’s Scientific Programme Committee, UNECE, IWMI, and CIWA/the World Bank during World Water Week 2021. It was one of nine seminars organized by the Scientific Programme Committee and follow-up to the “Breaking Silos” webinar organized in 2020 during the World Water Week at Home event.
The first session of Still Breaking Silos sets the scene by highlighting that, to break silos, we need to improve communication about challenges and crises within and across…