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.
Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) policies and actions have made significant progress to ensure early warning, effective risk assessment for extreme events, and coordinated response and recovery processes. The climate adaptation community has also shown progress in identifying novel and emerging […]
For the generations to come to enjoy the benefits of land-based ecosystems and for the preservation of diverse forms of life on land, global efforts are crucial. Preservation and sustainable use of ecosystems will allow to build a prosperous and […]
Far too little attention is given to the issue of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and the way it spreads in our natural environment and water. How does it happen? What role do pollution and water quality play? How can safe Water, […]
In many parts of Africa, yields from rain-fed subsistence farming are very low – a quarter of potential yields – which points to green water being lost to evaporation through poor in-field water conservation practices. As rainfall is predicted to […]
Achieving multifunctionality in degraded Landscape is necessary to meet the Sustainable Development Goals, as restoration can improve livelihoods, and food and water security. There are many different forms of restoration and overlapping approaches, such as sustainable land management, ecological restoration, […]
In cooperation with the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, SIPRI is proud to host a conference on broad security issues in the Baltic Sea region: ‘Managing complexity: Addressing common societal security challenges in the Baltic Sea region’. The conference will […]
Welcome to this seminar with the aim to connect relevant stakeholders to join forces within the framework of COP 24 that will take place from 3-14 December 2018, in Katowice, Poland. We will build on the outcome from the intersession […]
Join us for a seminar on “Doughnut Economy” and a discussion about how environmental challenges such as access to water can be met through “the Doughnut Economy” models. The great challenge for our generation is how to satisfy the needs […]
Many small-scale farmers are facing great challenges in terms of droughts and poor soils, affecting their access to nutritious food and their livelihoods. The Millet Sisters is a network of female farmers growing millets, a dry land crop which requires […]
We live on a blue and green planet. To achieve a resilient future, natural solutions such as managing forests for water supply, will be required. This event will highlight the prevailing forest-water narratives, promote consensus on how to address integrating […]
In this symposium we will address the potential evolution of the ocean in warming climate. We will learn from the geological past as well as from the present knowledge in oceanography, carbon- and ecosystem sciences and numerical modelling. Global warming […]
Climate change has dramatic impacts in the Arctic, with greater temperature increases compared to the Earth as a whole and rapidly melting summer sea ice. These changes are expected to substantially influence the Arctic environment as well as socio-economic activities. […]