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.


World Water Day 2017
Wastewater – a resource flushed down the drain?

Water is a finite resource with growing demand from consumers and producers. As the threat of water scarcity grows, where can we turn? A circular economy in which both water and waste are managed as the assets that they are […]

Event date 2017-03-22 View more
California drought: challenges and opportunities for industry & policy

Is drought in California “the new normal”? – Challenges and opportunities for industry and policy The California drought is not over. The El Niño rains has only delivered average amounts of rain and snow, primarily to the northern half of […]

Event date 2016-12-19 View more
Putting Agenda 2030 into practice – how the landscape perspective can contribute

One year after the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement was adopted, actors in different sectors are processing how these new agendas affect their operations and how they best can contribute to their fulfilment. This workshop will facilitate an […]

Event date 2016-11-23 View more

News & Blogs

Call for abstracts: Agri4D – 2017 – Rural Transformation and Urbanization

There is today a rapid migration of the rural poor to swelling urban centers in search of better job opportunities and improved livelihoods. A large part of these rural migrants succeeds in finding better life, but for many the hopes […]

Published on 2017-03-15 View more
How landscape perspective can contribute to the 2030 agenda in practice?

It has been over a year since the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the historic signing of the Paris Climate Agreement. Both of these events put forward a new agenda for development, and those who work in […]

Published on 2017-02-02 View more
2016 forest-water-monitoring-workshop
Forests and Water – a crucial and complex relationship

Blog-report from FAO/SIWI workshop “Understanding the Forest and Water Monitoring Framework” During three highly interactive days, approximately 20 forest and water international experts convened at the SIWI office in Stockholm to discuss how to monitor interactions between forests and water, […]

Published on 2016-10-25 View more


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