Welcome to Swedish Water House!

We act as a neutral platform for Swedish actors interested in international water issues, creating spaces for dialogue, cooperation and knowledge sharing. The overall objective of Swedish Water House is to contribute to cooperation over water and development issues. An important element of Swedish Water House activity consists of seminars and workshops. The events involve a wide range of actors and disseminate knowledge about the often invisible role of water in various areas.


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Water and Pharmaceuticals – insights and perspectives for health and environment – 12-13 April, 2016 in Uppsala

Welcome to Uppsala, to discuss the state of the knowledge on pharmaceuticals, their environmental effects and how to reduce the release of pharmaceuticals to the water – both internationally and domestically. The topics will cover the lifecycle of pharmaceuticals looking […]

Event date 2016-04-12 View more
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Cooperation through the eyes of the 2015 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate – Shri Rajendra Singh

Restoring rivers in rural India In close cooperation with local residents, Shri Rajendra Singh and his organization has revived several rivers, brought water, and life, back to a thousand villages and given hope to countless people. Mr Singh lives and […]

Event date 2016-02-03 View more
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Making a splash for SDGs and climate goals

A main driver of rural landscape change is the rapid agricultural expansion and intensification required to satisfy increased food and other demands. In the quest to reach effective land management for the optimised use of natural resources, landscape approaches are […]

Event date 2015-12-05 View more


Swedish Water House partner to the Baltic Sea City Idea Lab

Swedish Water House is part of organizing the Baltic Sea City Idea Lab, an innovative workshop for municipalities seeking to gain new insights from international experts on their local water and wastewater management challenges. The workshop takes place on 9-10 December in Stockholm. i

Published on 2015-11-24 View more
Collaborative Swedish water project wins Nordic fashion industry sustainability award

A successful collaboration for efficiency in water consumption, energy and chemical use in the textile industry won the prestigious 2015 Habit Fashion Award for Sustainability this evening. Sustainable Water Resources (SWAR) is a joint initiative between Stockholm International Water Institute, […]

Published on 2015-11-06 View more
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Hot off the press: Water, Forests and People report and policy brief

In conjunction with the 2015 World Water Week in Stockholm, Swedish Water House today launched a report and a policy brief, both themed “Water, Forests and People”.

Published on 2015-08-28 View more


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