Swedish Water House blog

In our blog you can read personal reflections on current developments in various water-related areas, as well as accounts from a range of different seminars, events and workshops.

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Achieving SDG in Africa: scaling green-blue revolution

The take away message from this year’s annual Falkenmark symposium at World Water Week, Achieving SDG in Africa: scaling green-blue revolution, is that Modernisation of the African Agriculture by going to scale with Green Water Management will be the key […]

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Catch the Plastic! – Guest Lecture co-organised with STWI

SIWI Swedish Water House hosted an inspirational guest lecture by Alexander Nolte from GuppyFriend and Stop Microwaste now! on behalf of Sweden Textile Water Initiative (STWI). Alexander Nolte, a water (actually surfing) enthusiast that together with other outdoor lifestyle enthusiasts […]

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Water in transforming landscapes

Agri4D is a two-day conference arranged by Swedish International Agriculture Network (SIANI) and Swedish University of Agricultural Science (SLU). This year’s theme of the conference was “Rural Transformation and Urbanization”. Together with International Foundation for Science (IFS), SIWI hosted an […]

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Irrigating Forests with wastewater: Natural and effective water treatment?

This August, world leaders, water experts, development professionals and policy-makers gathered in Stockholm for a week-long meeting focused on finding ways to better use, and reuse, the world’s increasingly scarce fresh water. World Water Week events draw over 3,000 participants […]

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Urban Climate Change Adaptation in the Baltic Sea Region

How to stay resilient and mitigate vulnerability of our urban areas to the changing climate? How can we be better prepared to meet the challenges with adequate tools and skills to handle different emergency situations? What is direct and indirect […]

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World Water Week officially opens in Stockholm

World leaders, water experts, development professionals, policy-makers, and one astronaut, have gathered in Stockholm for a week-long meeting focused on finding ways to better use, and reuse, the world’s increasingly scarce fresh water.

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XVI IWRA World Water Congress

Cancun, Mexico – The XVI World Water Congress on “Bridging Policy and Science” Between 29 May and 3 June, approximately 1500 registered participants attended the XVI World Water Congress. The week of events related to the topics: Water Scarcity in […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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