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.


Dialogue: Indian inspiration for sustainable food

Can food be a part of sustainable development in India? Yes, says Sunita Narain, environmental debater and author of the cookbook First Food – Culture of Taste. The book contains 50 recipes that connects to biodiversity and how diversity is […]

Event date 2017-08-18 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
The Role of Financial Institutions in Catalyzing Collaborations in Shared Waters: The Case of The Baltic Sea Project

Water Dialogues Seminar Presentation by Tove Erikslund, Chief Administrative Officer, Ålandsbanken. The Baltic Sea Project is grounded on the conviction that all actors in the region must tackle the major environmental challenges together. The Project is open to all actors […]

Event date 2017-06-08 View more

News & Blogs

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
The financial relevance of water

The financial relevance of water was the theme of a seminar last week, meant to kick off a new forum shaped by the participants. The forum is led by SIWI together with SWESIF and CDP. SWESIF is an independent association […]

Published on 2017-03-24 View more


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