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.


Delivering on SDG 6 – showcasing international best practice in the food sector

Today, there are more people on our planet to feed with less water, productive land and a smaller rural labor force. The 2030 Agenda recognizes the challenge we face, and how important sustainable food systems and new ways of working […]

Event date 2017-08-30 View more
What role can food play in sustainable development – in India and in Sweden? – Welcome to a talk at the Stockholm Culture Festival with Anumita Roy Chowdhury & Paul Svensson, 18 August 2017

This event will be livestreamed here! Notification: Previous speaker Sunita Narain has been replaced by Anumita Roy Chowdhury Can local foods be a part of sustainable development in India, with a current population of 1,200 million people and some 1,500 […]

Event date 2017-08-18 View more
Textile 2047

We want to understand the developments in the Textile industry in the next 30 years and its impact in India. From creativity and design to consumption, from new business models to finding sustainable solutions in the supply chain and brands […]

Event date 2017-08-17 View more

News & Blogs

XVI IWRA World Water Congress

Cancun, Mexico – The XVI World Water Congress on “Bridging Policy and Science” Between 29 May and 3 June, approximately 1500 registered participants attended the XVI World Water Congress. The week of events related to the topics: Water Scarcity in […]

Published on 2017-06-30 View more
The Baltic Sea Project – A Water Dialogue seminar

Last week, Tove Erikslund, Chief Administrative Officer and member of the SIWI Board, shared lessons learnt from the bank’s innovative environmental, customer engagement project at the ICWC Water Dialogue at SIWI. The programme helps to raise awareness among customers of […]

Published on 2017-06-15 View more
SIWI at the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok

Throwback to the Embassy’s annual workshop held in March. Katarina Veem, Director of Swedish Water House, Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), gives her view on some of the challenges they are facing this year along with some ideas for the […]

Published on 2017-05-31 View more


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