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.


The role of local foods in promoting sustainable and healthy diets – talk with Sunita Narain and Paul Svensson, Stockholm Culture Festival, 18 August

Can local foods be a part of sustainable development in India, with a current population of 1,200 million people and some 1,500 million in a generation? Sunita Narain, charismatic environmentalist and author of the cookbook First Food – Culture of […]

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
Investment Forum on Water, part 3: Engagement on water risks – practical examples

Corporate water risks are financially material in a number of sectors. But once identified as an important issue, how can investors go about to engage with companies over water? This seminar will focus on practical examples from actors who, in […]

Event date 2017-06-15 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
The illuminated temple of Wat Arun on the Chao Phraya river at sunset in Bangkok, Thailand
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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