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 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.
Water is essential for the development and function of cities, but their growth will at the same time increase the pressure on water management systems. So, how can we plan and design cities to be resilient and water wise?
Join us for a seminar about international climate negotiations and the upcoming COP24 and find out from experts who have been to previous COPs!
It’s common to hear that water is under-valued. What’s does this really mean and how can we ensure that water is valued appropriately?
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals and 169 targets seek to realize the human rights of all. According to the UN Special Rapporteurs on the human rights to Water and Sanitation and on human rights and the Environment, having access to […]
The closing plenary will summarize and conclude the multi-faceted outcomes of World Water Week 2018. The plenary covers reflections and take-home messages of keynote speakers and Key Collaborating Partners, and the rapporteur team, together with the Scientific Programme Committee, will […]
To achieve the SDGs in just 12 years requires strong partnerships. Faith and spirituality are foundational sources and drivers of behavior; shaping and inspiring individual and community worldviews, priorities, daily rituals and community structures – including relationship to and value […]