Swedish Water House hosts various types of events focusing on current water issues. We aim to bridge the gap between science, policy, private sector and civil society. Our events are free of charge and open to everyone.
Below are all our events carried out in English. For an overview of our Swedish events, go to the Swedish events section.
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 […]
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” […]
6 DECEMBER, 16:00 – 17:00 • Norrsken House, Stockholm The global youth plays a vital role for achieving sustainable development, both as advocates and solution-finders. Hear young innovators and Stockholm Junior Water Prize-finalists from Sweden and Spain share their solutions to […]
3 DECEMBER, 14:00 – 15:00 • Norrsken House, Stockholm What role do forest landscapes play for our climate, and how can we manage them to combat climate change? This seminar will highlight experiences from Swedish actors in managing the forest landscape […]
Agenda 2030 focuses on eradicating poverty by 2030, and on “Leaving no one behind”. A crucial focus must be the rural poor who depend on agriculture and related services for their livelihoods. We will face a tremendous pressure on the […]
What is the business case for transitioning the fashion and textile industry towards a circular economy? Join us for a seminar to discuss research and experiences from brands, investors and academia on monetizing sustainability investments. Sustainability challenges within the fashion […]
Our world is facing huge challenges to which we need to respond: climate change, poverty, ecosystem degradation, and inequality. Together, they demand major changes in behaviour and decision-making. World leaders have agreed upon two global agendas – the 2030 Agenda […]
Last year around this time, Swedish and international media were awash with reports of the approaching “day zero” in Cape Town – the day at which water supply of the city would cease completely due to the ongoing drought. A […]
Welcome to an arena where forestry, research community, NGOs and authorities meet!
Pharmaceuticals in the environment are a complex and growing global concern, but how can we solve it? Welcome to this seminar in which we will discuss different solutions along the lifecycle – ranging from recent discoveries in research on waste water treatment to approaches for societal change.
Industrial water consumption can threaten local populations’ access to water. Welcome to a seminar in which we will discuss business and human rights with focus on local communities affected by company activities.