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.


Forest-Water Nexus Supporting Biodiversity

PRESENTATIONS & RECORDING Presentation by Michaela Lo, CIFOR Presentation by Linnéa Jägerud, Swedish Forest Agency Presentation by Aline Fransozi, University of Sao Paolo Webinar recording In the World Economic Forum’s 2020 Global Risks Report, biodiversity loss and ecosystem collapse were […]

Event date 2020-10-15 View more
Valuing Water – Launch of Interfaith Statement on Water and Faith

Faith and spirituality are foundational sources and drivers of behaviour; shaping and inspiring individual and community worldviews, priorities, daily rituals and community structures – including relationship to and value of water resources. The Cluster Group on Water and Faith serves […]

Event date 2020-09-24 View more
Landscape Restoration – can it improve water security in Sweden and beyond?

WEBINAR PRESENTATIONS & RECORDING Lars Laestadius, SLU Department of Forest Ecology and Management and Director at Eco-Innovation Foundation Izabella Koziell, CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE) Aida Bargues Tobella, SLU Department of Forest Ecology & Management and […]

Event date 2020-09-23 View more

News & Blogs

Water Dialogues – What’s underground? Undervalued Groundwater

The new Water Dialogues series gives everyone a chance to listen to some of the world’s greatest water experts. In this blog post, SIWI’s Elin Weyler shares her take-aways from the first webinar on the, often forgotten, topic of groundwater.

Published on 2021-01-19 View more
Indigenous communities have libraries of wisdom but are left exposed

Recognizing the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the UNDP-SIWI Water Governance Facility (WGF) convened a virtual conversation on the theme of “Indigenous Peoples, Water, and Climate Change” on 7th August, featuring two UN Special Rapporteurs and two Indigenous […]

Published on 2020-08-27 View more
Looking through the lens of water

As part of Stockholm University’s Bachelor’s Programme in Global Development, SIWI hosted 32 students through a webinar on 8 May 2020. Within the Bachelor’s Programme, the students are enrolled in a seminar series called “Global Agenda” in which they meet with […]

Published on 2020-06-01 View more


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