Global Water Partnership CEO on effective leadership

On Tuesday 7th May 2019, the Oxford Water Network (which brings together water researchers throughout Oxford University) hosted Dr Monika Weber-Fahr, CEO of the Global Water Partnership, shared 25 years of experience in a seminar addressing the question “What makes an effective leader in the development sector?”  Below is a summary of the outcomes of the …

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Featured on Circle of Blue: “Commentary on Sustainable Development Goal 6.4: Continued Lack of Storage Considerations in Water Scarcity Metrics”

It remains unclear how the success of an ambitious goal to improve water efficiency and reduce water scarcity will be measured. (First appeared on  Circle of Blue 1/11/2015)  By Simon Damkjaer and Richard TaylorUniversity College London On September 25, 2015, the global development agenda for the next 15 years was set at the United Nations General …

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Prologue 1: Reflections on the Source of the Water Journey – Zambia

When the Water Youth Network awarded me the title of Water Youth Leader for September, 2014, I was asked about my motivations for engaging with the field of water.  Jokingly, my response to such a question was that because in Danish both my middle and last names translate into the words for lake and pond, respectively, the …

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The Water Journey Begins: links between Water and a Ph.D.

This piece was originally written on August 8 2015 on thewaterjourney.wordpress.com For me, the Ph.D. journey very much resembles the resource that I work with – water.  At times, the journey meanders at varying speeds, through the landscape with no obstacles in the way.  At other times, the journey can be interrupted and detours need …

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