Overexploitation, contamination, and salinisation of aquifers are among the main problems Peru currently faces in groundwater management. To tackle these issues, GWP Peru, with the financial and technical support of GWP South America, held a workshop on “Groundwater: steps towards adaptive and sustainable management” at the National Water Authority’s auditorium in Lima on 9 August 2013.
Following the announcement of the photo competition "Ubiquitous Water..."
on 30 July 2013, GWP Uzbekistan jointly with GWP Central Asia and Caucasus, and the Ecological Movement of Uzbekistan, organised a media tour for journalists.
Over the last five years Pakistan has suffered three major floods. In 2010, the country experienced a flood which devastated the country, with 2,200 people losing their lives. GWP Pakistan recently helped organise an international conference on flood forecasting.
Global Water Partnership and the OECD
have launched a joint project to establish a Global Dialogue on Water Security and Sustainable Growth. The major output of the cooperation will be a report to be presented at the World Water Forum in 2015 in South Korea.
GWP Egypt and the Delta Alliance jointly organised a workshop in Cairo in June within the framework of the ‘Enabling Delta Life’
initiative. The main aim was to identify elements of a programme that can complement and add value to on-going activities in the Nile delta.
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29 Sept – 5 Oct 2013, ICID- 1st World Irrigation Forum, Mardin
29 Sept 2013, World Rivers Day
8-11 Oct 2013, Budapest Water Summit
10-11 Oct 2013, The 9th High Level Session (HLS) of Caribbean Water Ministers
14-17 Oct 2013, 3rd IWA Development Congress and Exhibition
, Nairobi, Kenya
17 Oct – 14 Nov 2013, Introduction to NASA Remote Sensing Data for Water
, NASA ARSET Webinar
New GWP video on the Water and Climate Programme in Central America
Free Flow: Reaching Water Security through Cooperation
(UNESCO Publishing) GWP article on Okavango Delta on page 201
New GWP Policy Briefs on Urban, Transboundary and Economic Water Issues
New GWP Perspectives Paper on Urban Groundwater
New GWP Technical Focus Paper: Global Water Challenge Center on India and China
Water Security for Better Lives
Water and Climate Change Adaptation Policies to Navigate Uncharted Waters
“Capacity Development to support National Drought Management Policies”
(UN-Water - in pdf format)
Mapping of Financial Support to Transboundary Water Cooperation in Africa
(EU Water Initiative)
Dundee UNESCO Centre Launches UN Watercourses Convention Interactive Learning Website
World’s Largest Water Risk News Database -- aquaNOW – Debuts
Managing waters shared across national boundaries: Treasury of papers helps capture 20 years of lessons
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