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.


WEBINAR: Unpacking Water Governance – A Framework for Practitioners

ONLINE VIA ZOOM • 28E APRIL KL. 13:00 – 14:00 What actually is Water Governance and how can it be applied in practice? The answer is often not clear. Therefore, SIWI has developed an operational definition of Water Governance. We […]

Event date 2020-05-12 View more
When the Taps Run Dry – Will Technology Solve the Water Crisis?

What can we do when there is no more water? Will technology solve the problem? The drought of summer 2018 proved that water security is an issue also in Sweden. Globally, humans are consuming freshwater at an unprecedented pace and […]

Event date 2020-03-06 View more
Water dialogues: Where are the women in the decision-making process? Examples from Africa, Europe and Asia

SIWI and IHE Delft will present their findings from their study on women’s participation in water governance. Whilst women’s participation has increased in recent years, the participation in high-level processes remains at a staggering 2 %. The study consists of a comparative case study on decision-making from a gendered perspective and examines three different basins.

Event date 2020-02-26 View more

News & Blogs

Swedish Water House shifts to webinars

Due to the recent covid-19 outbreak, Swedish Water House has decided to cancel all upcoming physical events and seminar until further notice. The health of our community is our highest priority, and although this is a difficult decision, we see […]

Published on 2020-04-08 View more
World Water Week 2020 is cancelled due to COVID-19

World Water Week assembles over 500 co-convening organizations and 4,000 participants from more than 130 countries in Stockholm every year. This world-leading conference on water is now cancelled due to the global spread of COVID-19 and the measures taken by national and local authorities to contain the spread of the disease. World Water Week was due to take place 23-28 August 2020 in Stockholm.

Published on 2020-04-06 View more
World Water Day celebration moved

Due to the recent developments of covid-19, Swedish Water House together with SMHI have decided to postpone our celebration of World Water Day 2020. We will keep the original program and location, but host this all-day seminar in conjunction with […]

Published on 2020-03-16 View more


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