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.


Forestry and Water in the Baltic Sea Region

Welcome to an arena where forestry, research community, NGOs and authorities meet!

Event date 2019-01-29 View more
Pharmaceuticals in the environment – solving a complex global concern

Pharmaceuticals in the environment are a complex and growing global concern, but how can we solve it? Welcome to this seminar in which we will discuss different solutions along the lifecycle – ranging from recent discoveries in research on waste water treatment to approaches for societal change.

Event date 2019-01-29 View more
Threatened livelihoods – business and the human right to water

Industrial water consumption can threaten local populations’ access to water. Welcome to a seminar in which we will discuss business and human rights with focus on local communities affected by company activities.

Event date 2018-12-12 View more

News & Blogs

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
The new narrative – Manage forests for water!

“We need to rethink the narrative and start managing forests for water” said Professor Irena Creed from University of Saskatchewan in Canada, at the most important and inspiring events at this year’s World Water Week in Stockholm (!). She continued […]

Published on 2018-09-13 View more


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