agenda : 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE WATER, MEGACITIES AND GLOBAL CHANGE

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    Paris, France
    Organizer
    United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation - UNESCO

    All Megacities - urban centers which accommodate more than 10 million inhabitants - are facing major challenges related to providing water services for their inhabitants, while managing their environment. Climate change effects of intensifying magnitude such as sea level rise, increasing temperatures or urbanization, threaten these cities. Now, there is a need for action in order to achieve resilient cities. A transversal and multidimensional solution is proposed, based on the collaboration among scientists who advance knowledge, operators (from both the public and private sectors) who...

    agenda : Water and Peace conference

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    online
    Organizer
    Global Water Alliance - GWA

    Promoting Security through Equitable Policy, Governance and Technology All people and every ecology share a stake in the proper management of water to safeguard supply quality, fair access, and peace. A history of water use without proper planning and stakeholder involvement has led to global conflict and inequity, especially in regions of water scarcity, drought, natural disaster, pollution, or social/political turmoil. This conference will convene local, national, and international water professionals and researchers/students to discuss “water, sanitation, and hygiene” (WASH) strategies and...

    agenda : 24th ICID International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage

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    Sydney, Australia
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    International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage - ICID

    The 24th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage and the 71st International Executive Council meeting is being organised by the Irrigation Australia’s Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (IACID) on the theme ‘Innovation and Research and In Agricultural Water Management to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals’ at the International Convention Centre (ICC), Sydney, Australia. ICID triennial Congresses focus on the upcoming issues that need to be addressed in irrigation, drainage and flood management. The Congresses also provide a platform for reviewing a number of contentious issues...

    agenda : World Water Week 2020 - At Home

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    online
    Organizer
    Stockholm International Water Institute - SIWI

    To help bridge the gap between the 2019 and 2021 World Water Weeks, we invite convenors to host a virtual adaptation of their World Water Week 2020-approved session(s) – from wherever they are – between 24 and 28 August 2020, under the umbrella of #WWWeek #AtHome. How will it work? Sessions will take place during 24-28 August, starting on the hour from 8am and 8pm CET and scheduled through SIWI. Individual sessions should be 20 – 45 mins in length, and should be interactive Participation in sessions should be unlimited and free for participants It is the convenor’s responsibility to select a...

    agenda : Addressing Groundwater Resilience under Climate Change

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    online conference
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    International Water Resources Association - IWRA

    Currently, climate change has become an undeniable major pressure on the world’s freshwater resources. Yet, the effects of climate change on groundwater, the most significant freshwater resource on Earth, are still poorly understood. Somewhat neglected by policymakers and ignored by the public, groundwater management, governance and monitoring are less developed compared to surface water, globally. More up-to-date research and knowledge generation and sharing, as well as more efforts to raise awareness of the links between groundwater and climate change are also critical to ensure the...

    agenda : World Hydropower Congress

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    San José, Costa Rica
    Organizer
    International Hydropower Association IHA

    The World Hydropower Congress brings together leading decision-makers, innovators and experts from industry, government, finance, civil society and academia. Knowledge sharing, capacity building and stakeholder dialogue are at the heart of this high-level biennial event which is organised by the International Hydropower Association (IHA) and supported by more than 40 partner organisations. Costa Rica 2021 The next World Hydropower Congress will be held in San José, 26-27 May 2021, under the theme ‘Renewables working together in an interconnected world’. The event will be hosted under the...

    agenda : 4th Mediterranean Water Forum

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    Qawra, Malta
    Organizer
    Mediterranean Water Institute (IME)

    Originally launched in Marrakesh, Morocco in 2011 and held subsequently in Murcia, Spain in 2014 and Cairo, Egypt in 2018, the Mediterranean Water Forum has been put forth as a regional event that brings together the main stakeholders in the Mediterranean Water Community. The Forum aims to present the Mediterranean as a hub of innovative water management responses which have been locally developed or adapted to address the prevailing challenges of the region including those related to climate change impacts. It will also outline how the Mediterranean region is developing an integrated...

    agenda : Korea International Water Week 2020

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    EXCO, Daegu Metropolitan City
    Organizer
    Korea Water Forum

    The main theme of the 2020 edition is "Sustainable Water Management for Humans and Nature".

    agenda : Innovate 4 Water

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    Brisbane, Australia
    Organizer
    Waterpreneurs, International WaterCentre, Business Models Inc

    “Innovate 4 Water” in Brisbane, Australia, will bring together diverse stakeholders from across the water and sanitation and broader water sectors – entrepreneurs / solutions providers, utilities, investors, large and small companies, ICT companies, agribusiness organisations, non-governmental organisations, UN agencies, and incubators – all of whom are contributing toward achieving SDG6.