Events

    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 : 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 : NAIROBI 2020, AFRICA WATER SECURITY CONGRESS

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    Nairobi, Kenya
    Organizer
    Kenyan Government, The Nature Conservancy, Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company

    Accelerating Source Water Protection for Africa’s water security, a Dakar 2021 World Water Forum pre-conference.

    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 : Cairo Water Week 2020

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    Cairo, Egypt
    Organizer
    Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation - MWRI

    A secure water world is emerging as a top human development priority on the sustainable development agenda. To this end, Cairo Water Week 2020, is marking this year’s version of CWW series of conferences, with the theme “Water Security in Arid Regions” the Road to Dakar 2021, emphasizing how water is an essential asset to all aspects of our lives including livelihood, health, economy and environment.

    agenda : Addressing Groundwater Resilience under Climate Change

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    online conference
    Organizer
    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 : 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 : ICOLD NEW DELHI 2020

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    New Delhi, India
    Organizer
    International Commission on Large Dams - ICOLD

    Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the ICOLD NEW DELHI 2020 Annual Meeting has been further postponed until Saturday 28th November to Thursday 3rd December 2020. The 88th ICOLD Annual Meeting act as an interactive platform to share path breaking ideas on the theme ‘Sustainable Development of Dams and River Basins’ besides Special Workshops including the workshops of the ICOLD Technical Committees. More information Register now

    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...