Welcome to Swedish Water House!

We act as an impartial 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.


Agri4D Conference 2019

Agenda 2030 focuses on eradicating poverty by 2030, and on “Leaving no one behind”. A crucial focus must be the rural poor who depend on agriculture and related services for their livelihoods. We will face a tremendous pressure on the […]

Event date 2019-09-25 View more
Monetizing sustainability in the fashion and textile industry

What is the business case for transitioning the fashion and textile industry towards a circular economy? Join us for a seminar to discuss research and experiences from brands, investors and academia on monetizing sustainability investments. Sustainability challenges within the fashion […]

Event date 2019-06-12 View more
Bridge and conquer: Turning the global sustainability agendas into action

Our world is facing huge challenges to which we need to respond: climate change, poverty, ecosystem degradation, and inequality. Together, they demand major changes in behaviour and decision-making. World leaders have agreed upon two global agendas – the 2030 Agenda […]

Event date 2019-06-11 View more

News & Blogs

Special issue of Water on human rights to water and sanitation – call for contributions

For an upcoming special issue, the scientific journal Water is welcoming submissions of full research articles, reviews, as well as shorter commentary on the human rights to water and sanitation. “This issue seeks to capture the most up-to-date research and practices,” says co-editor […]

Published on 2019-05-22 View more
River flow champion, Dr Jackie King, wins 2019 Stockholm Water Prize

Dr Jackie King is named the 2019 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for her game-changing contributions to global river management.

Published on 2019-03-19 View more
Time to re-value the undervalued: Water

“I think you value water the most when you don’t have water.” With these words, Torgny Holmgren, Executive Director of SIWI, opened the Swedish Water House seminar “Do you value water?” in which he then elaborated on how water scarcity […]

Published on 2018-11-20 View more


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