In our news- and blog flow you can read updates from Swedish Water House and our partners, as well as big water news from all over the world.

News & Blogs

View posts in sv

Apply for the “Best hydrology thesis”-stipend

Students can now apply for a stipend from the Swedish Hydrological Council, that rewards the best thesis in the field of hydrology of 2017. The stipend aims at students who wrote their thesis at a member organization (see list here) […]

Read More

Tools for Urban Climate Adaptation Training Days

From 28-30 November a consortium of organizations hosted a series of training workshops to improve understanding around urban climate adaptation issues and interventions throughout the Baltic Sea Region. The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), together with Baltic Development Forum (BDF), […]

Read More

Cities and Helsinki Commission identify opportunities for co-operation on pollution reduction efforts

The project “Baltic Sea Pioneers for better pollution monitoring and reporting” has identified opportunities and confirmed interest among cities and the Helsinki Commission (HELCOM) to co-operate on Baltic Sea Action Plan pollution reduction efforts – specifically with regard to sharing […]

Read More

Urban Climate Adaption Approaches Advance in Baltic Sea Region

While Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and other decisions are made at national levels, real decision making often takes place at the local level where issues of implementation are addressed. How can cities remain resilient in the face of climate change […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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.

Read More

Sign up for our newsletter

* indicates required