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.


Driving collaborative change in the textile and leather industry

Driving collaborative change in the textile and leather industry is a panel conversation moderated by the Guardian. Sweden Textile Water Initiative members H&M and Filippa K present industry collaboration initiatives with GAP Inc. and development cooperation agencies Sida och USAid […]

Event date 2016-08-29 View more
Malin Falkenmark seminar
Malin Falkenmark symposium: A triple green future for humanity

Malin Falkenmark Symposium: A triple green future for humanity co-convened by SIWI, SEI and Stockholm Resilience Centre focus on green water management as prerequisite for Africa to reach the Sustainable Development Goal on hunger. Learn more at:  http://programme.worldwaterweek.org/event/6099

Event date 2016-08-28 View more
Forests, water and sustainable growth of cities

Sustainable growth of cities require sustainably managed forests in their watersheds. Cities depend on forests for goods such as food, energy – and water. Restored and sustainably managed forests in cities watersheds can provide cost effective solutions to enhance the […]

Event date 2016-08-28 View more

News & Blogs

Illustration Louise Wester
Havs- and Vattenforum in Gothenburg

Gothenburg is the perfect backdrop for an Ocean and water forum. The shipping industry shaping the water front and heavy rain clouds lifting from time to time to let the sun dry up the streets. As I scurry back and […]

Published on 2016-05-30 View more
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What’s in your water? Minimizing pharma pollution

“We stand in different corners and discuss what is needed. We need to act with what we have in hand”, Kia Salin, (Medical Procurement Agency), Swedish Water House, Pharmaceuticals Conference, April 2016 Pharmaceutical products are essential to our society, and […]

Published on 2016-04-27 View more
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Launch: New guide to help supply chains become more water-wise

An interactive guide of popular standards and tools was launched today to support food and beverage companies and retailers to reduce water risks in their own operations and supply chains. The SIWI Swedish Water House cluster group on water and […]

Published on 2016-04-25 View more


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