The Swedish Water House was established in 2003 by the Swedish Government with the overall objective to support international policy development and cooperation in the water and development field by generating knowledge, disseminating it and building partnerships. Swedish Water House (SWH) overall strategic objectives are to:
- Contribute to increasing the cooperation within the Swedish resource base, and increase engagement on international water issues
- Strengthen communication and cooperation within and between a broad range of actors, representing different competence areas, and contribute to strengthening the link between research and development with policy development and decision-making.
- Increase Swedish actors’ participation in international water processes by creating different interfaces between Swedish and international actors and between the Swedish resource base and potential users