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.
Forests cover more than 50% of Sweden and the successful development of the forest sector is a cornerstone in the development of the Swedish society. Today, even though Sweden has only about 1% of the world’s forest area and a […]
Welcome to a lecture with with Dr. Laura Bull, International Centre for Hydropower, Norway Dr. Bull will discuss the sustainability dimensions of hydropower development, and describe risk calculation and social and environmental impact assessment.
A group of experts from the international forest and water community met at SIWI to share ongoing water conversations at their respective institutions. The discussion soon came to focus on the challenges related to creating transfer mechanisms at scale between […]
This was the second seminar arranged by the Swedish Water House cluster group on Water and Forests. Keynote speakers illustrated the importance of intact and restored landscapes to water resources, livelihoods, biodiversity and sustainable development potential. Case studies exemplified how […]
Hear high level Swedish actors discuss the role of water in the sustainable development agenda on our World Water Day seminar March 20.
Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry are pleased to present prominent guest speaker Nicholas Brozović. Nicholas Brozović will highlight the differences in approaches in various states in the US and also remind […]
This seminar was organised in cooperation with the UNDP Water Governance Facility at SIWI and aimed to further the dialogue among development-oriented actors in Sweden on how to improve the situation for the approximately 2.5 billion people worldwide who struggle […]
In 1997, more than 100 nations gathered to adopt the UN Watercourses Convention – a flexible and overarching global legal framework that establishes basic standards and rules for cooperation between watercourse states on the use, management, and protection of international […]
At this event we will learn about the Water Benefit Certificates (WBC) initiative, which was currently launched by the Gold Standard at the Stockholm World Water Week 2014. The concept was initiated by First Climate and developed in association with […]
The seminar would examine water and energy perspectives from the side of the producer. As part of the work performed by the Swedish Water House cluster group on that subject, the seminar would bring together the biggest energy producers on […]
This event was webcasted live – visit SIWI Media Hub for more viewing and sharing options. There is tremendous motivation among young professionals that combines all hearted and natural understanding of human rights with openness to creative solutions. With no fear […]
The textile industry is the world’s 4th largest industrial water user, and 2nd largest industrial water polluter. The industry is expected to grow from USD 500 billion today to about USD 1 trillion by 2020, due to growing purchasing power coupled […]