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.


Climate impacts antimicrobial resistance: a WASH and One Health challenge

Climate change impacts access to safe water and food, as well as prevalence of infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance (AMR). This makes access to WASH and effective medications key factors for resilience to climate impacts on AMR. These interdependencies are […]

Event date 2021-08-27 View more
World Water Week 2021 – Closing Plenary

The Closing Plenary will summarize the Week and its achievements. It will present concrete recommendations stemming out from the week, and connect them to other global processes, showing how these recommendations can be taken forward. The Closing Plenary will also […]

Event date 2021-08-27 View more
Scientific Seminar, 3-part series: Navigating multiple crises. Between adaptation and mitigation

? Part 1: 25 August, 15:00 – 16:00 (CEST) ? Part 2: 26 August, 15:00 – 16:00 (CEST) ? Part 3: 27 August, 15:00 – 16:00 (CEST) These scientific seminars will highlight innovations in the water policy and investment can […]

Event date 2021-08-25 View more

News & Blogs

Valuing Wasted Water

The value of water, specifically the water we waste – was the topic of this Water Dialogue. The need for both innovation and behavioral change were among the conclusions our speakers discussed when exploring water’s value.

Published on 2021-03-31 View more
Water Dialogues – A Water-Literate Society

Participants who tuned in to this week’s Water Dialogued were treated to quite a discussion! From innovation to communication and the acknowledgement that research isn’t always as hard as it looks, we were joined by water experts of today and tomorrow from three different continents.

Published on 2021-02-24 View more
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


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