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 […]
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.
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.
12 DECEMBER, 15:00 – 17:00 • SIWI, Linnégatan 87A, Stockholm Sextortion is when “sex, rather than money, is the currency of a bribe”. This event wants to shed light upon this highly gendered issue. ABOUT THE SEMINAR The word “sextortion” […]
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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 […]
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.
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 […]