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.


WWW 2018 – Understanding the Forest-Water Nexus: redefining the narrative?

Water security is one our greatest challenges. Trees and forests are imperative for water flows. Integrated land-water management, including the strategic management of forests and landscapes with water considerations, will be crucial for resilient water supply. Approximately 75% of available […]

Event date 2018-08-29 View more
WWW 2018 – Opening Plenary

For the generations to come to enjoy the benefits of land-based ecosystems and for the preservation of diverse forms of life on land, global efforts are crucial. Preservation and sustainable use of ecosystems will allow to build a prosperous and […]

Event date 2018-08-27 View more
Leading up to COP24- collaboration and joint forces on water

Welcome to this seminar with the aim to connect relevant stakeholders to join forces within the framework of COP 24 that will take place from 3-14 December 2018, in Katowice, Poland.  We will build on the outcome from the intersession […]

Event date 2018-06-12 View more

News & Blogs

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
Developing a new model for urban flood prediction and prevention

I finished my master thesis in 2017 and now, a year later, I was honored by the Swedish Hydrological Council with the award of best master thesis within hydrology. However, the best rewards for me were the learning process and […]

Published on 2018-05-25 View more
Biotech pioneers, Bruce Rittmann and Mark van Loosdrecht, win 2018 Stockholm Water Prize

Professors Bruce Rittmann and Mark van Loosdrecht are named the 2018 Stockholm Water Prize Laureates for revolutionizing water and wastewater treatment.

Published on 2018-03-22 View more


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