Climate Change Focus in Nile Basin
The nine countries sharing the Nile Basin may have specific variations in cultures, policies, and institutional frameworks, but climate change continues to be a cross-cutting factor impacting their socio-economic livelihoods – whether agriculture, energy production, mining safety, or water quantity and quality.
High-Level Regional Policy Workshop focusing on "Adapting to Climate Change Induced Water Stress in the Nile River Basin," on 5 April 2013, in Kigali, Rwanda, aimed at validating the Climate Change Resilience Status Reports toward adopting climate change resilient practices to reduce water stress in the Nile Basin.
IWRM for Universities in Kyrgyzstan
GWP Kyrgyzstan organized a workshop on 22-23 March 2013 in Bishkek for university lecturers to help them understand how to use the GWP IWRM ToolBox in education. Supported by the GWP global secretariat, the workshop was attended by 15 participants, mainly professors of the Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University and the National Agrarian University in Bishkek, the leading universities in preparing Kyrgyzstan’s water resources graduates.
Dialogue Sets Stage for Addressing Climate Change in Peru
GWP Peru carried out the First Dialogue on National Development and Water Security in the context of Climate Change Adaptation on March 1, 2013, at the National Water Authority Auditorium in Lima. Its aim was to involve and sensitize actors across all sectors on the tight links among water management, adaptation to climate change, and sustainable economic growth.
Benefits of Rainwater Harvesting in Caribbean and Mediterranean
GWP Caribbean and GWP Mediterranean are building awareness on the importance of water conservation by implementing rainwater harvesting techniques. With islands surrounded by salt water, the rainwater harvesting model is critical for access to fresh water in both regions.
Focusing on Urban Water Management
There is a need for a paradigm shift in urban water management, which was introduced during a GWP workshop attended by more than 200 participants at Asia Water Week on 13 March in Manila, Philippines.
Kenya Addresses Post-2015 Water Agenda
At the National Consultation Forum held on 27 February 2013, in Nairobi, Kenya, stakeholders from the water, agriculture, and energy sectors discussed some of the weaknesses of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and priority water issues that need to be incorporated in the development agenda after 2015.
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1-3 May 2013, Water in the Anthropocene: Challenges for Science and Governance. Indicators, Thresholds and Uncertainties of the Global Water System
, Bonn, Germany
19-20 May 2013, 2nd Asia-Pacific Water Summit
, Bangkok, Thailand
20 May-7 June 2013, Integrated Sustainable Coastal Development (ISCD) - A, 2013,
27 May-1 June 2013, 21st Century Watershed Technology Conference
, Bari, Italy
29-31 May 2013, 5th Delft Symposium on Water Sector Capacity Development
, Delft, The Netherlands
1-5 June 2013, Singapore International Water Week
5-7 June 2013, First International Water Integrity Forum
, Delft, The Netherlands
10-14 June 2013, Water Security for Policy Makers and Practitioners Short Course ,
10-14 June 2013, 4th International Law and Transboundary Freshwaters Workshop
, University of Dundee, UK
18-20 June 2013, Rising Seas Summit
, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
24-28 June 2013, Effective Implementation of Water Law and Policy, University of Dundee
26-27th June, Wetlands for Water Management
, Cardiff, UK
1-6 Sept 2013, World Water Week
, Stockholm, Sweden, register now here!
The Future of Water: GWP Technical Committee Member Dr. Kalanithy Vairavamoorthy at TEDxUSF
Report warns of Asian water security risk
(Deutsche Welle) Asian Water Development Outlook 2013
Water Security & the Global Water Agenda – Analytical Brief
The Ice Circle – Mobilizing Policy & The Public for Ice
Policymakers’ Reflections on Water Governance Issues
(Ecology and Society)
Water Governance in the 21st Century: Lessons from Water Trading in the U.S. and Australia
A Gendered Critique of Transboundary Water Management
Video about Water and Development
, produced by WissensWerte Series
Water, Cultural Diversity, and Global Environmental Change, Emerging Trends, Sustainable Futures?
The Environment Nexus
, an online multimedia hub on water or environmental policy (IIEA).
Special Issue of ‘Water International’ on the UN Watercourses Convention
Global Sanitation Fund Progress Report 2012
Nexus Dialogue on Water Infrastructure Solutions
Open-Access International Water Politics Course
(Global Water Forum)
Everyone Everywhere: A vision for Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Post 2015
Distinguishing drought and water scarcity | Science Codex
Report Recommends Move to Integrated Water Resources Management
(Storm Water Solutions)
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