In order to address climate change and migration challenges, a strong outcome is needed in Paris, write SIWI Director Karin Lexen, and Anders Jägerskog, counselor, Sida, in this guest column.

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About the authors

  • Karin Lexén

    Karin Lexén is director of SIWI’s World Water Week, and its prizes, including the Stockholm Water Prize and Stockholm Junior Water Prize. She leads SIWI’s engagement on international processes, such as the UN’s development goals and the global climate policy processes, driving SIWI’s advocacy of water issues in the international environmental politics arena.
  • Anders Jägerskog

    Anders Jägerskog is counselor for regional water issues in the MENA region at the Embassy of Sweden in Amman, Jordan. He is also associate professor of peace and development at Gothenburg University. He was formerly head of the Transboundary Water Management Unit at the SIWI where he also served as the program manager of the U.N. Development Program Shared Waters Partnership. The views expressed by Jägerskog do not necessarily reflect the views of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency or the Swedish Government.