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.


Do you value water?

It’s common to hear that water is under-valued. What’s does this really mean and how can we ensure that water is valued appropriately?

Event date 2018-10-03 View more
Connecting the dots – water and human rights

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals and 169 targets seek to realize the human rights of all. According to the UN Special Rapporteurs on the human rights to Water and Sanitation and on human rights and the Environment, having access to […]

Event date 2018-09-26 View more
Closing Plenary

The closing plenary will summarize and conclude the multi-faceted outcomes of World Water Week 2018. The plenary covers reflections and take-home messages of keynote speakers and Key Collaborating Partners, and the rapporteur team, together with the Scientific Programme Committee, will […]

Event date 2018-08-31 View more

News & Blogs

The new narrative – Manage forests for water!

“We need to rethink the narrative and start managing forests for water” said Professor Irena Creed from University of Saskatchewan in Canada, at the most important and inspiring events at this year’s World Water Week in Stockholm (!). She continued […]

Published on 2018-09-13 View more
Caleb Liow Jia Le and Johnny Xiao Hong Yu from Singapore win Stockholm Junior Water Prize 2018

Stockholm (28 August 2018) – Two students from Singapore, Caleb Liow Jia Le and Johnny Xiao Hong Yu, won the 2018 Stockholm Junior Water Prize for producing reduced graphene oxide, a material that can be used to purify water, from […]

Published on 2018-08-29 View more
A doughnut as an economic model

Today, our planet and our societies face major challenges, not least in terms of the use of natural resources and social inequality. In order to achieve sustainable development, there is a critical and central aspect: our economy. Kate Raworth, economist and […]

Published on 2018-06-04 View more


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