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.

Events

Transboundary RGB
Sustainable hydropower and transboundary water cooperation

Welcome to a lecture with with Dr. Laura Bull, International Centre for Hydropower, Norway Dr. Bull will discuss the sustainability dimensions of hydropower development, and describe risk calculation and social and environmental impact assessment.

Event date 2015-06-01 View more
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What’s hot in water resource management? A discussion with CIFOR, FAO, Forest Trends and SSC Forestry

A group of experts from the international forest and water community met at SIWI to share ongoing water conversations at their respective institutions. The discussion soon came to focus on the challenges related to creating transfer mechanisms at scale between […]

Event date 2015-05-05 View more
Water resilient forests
Water, Forests and People – Building Resilient Landscapes

This was the second seminar arranged by the Swedish Water House cluster group on Water and Forests. Keynote speakers illustrated the importance of intact and restored landscapes to water resources, livelihoods, biodiversity and sustainable development potential. Case studies exemplified how […]

Event date 2015-05-04 View more

News

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Swedish food and beverage companies unite to meet global water challenges

Through a network initiated by SIWI, companies within the food and beverage sector will work together to address global water challenges.

Published on 2015-01-22 View more
Water Human Rights Business
Business leaders offered advanced training in water, human rights

To raise awareness about the complex links between human rights, water and Corporate Social Responsibility, SIWI and CSR Sweden are launching an advanced training programme for business leaders globally.

Published on 2015-01-06 View more
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WEF: Water now presents highest risk to world

According to the nearly 900 experts that took part in the World Economic Forum’s Global Risk Perception Survey, a future water crisis would have the most damaging consequences.

Published on 2015-01-03 View more

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