2020 Events

    agenda : 4th Mediterranean Water Forum - Postponed

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    Qawra, Malta
    Organizer
    Mediterranean Water Institute (IME)

    POSTPONED - NEW DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON 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...

    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 : Brazil Water Week 2020

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    VIRTUAL, BRAZIL
    Organizer
    The Brazilian Association of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering - ABES

    The event will bring together professionals, experts, representatives of the public, private, academic sector from Brazil and all around the world as well as from international organizations to discuss water and related issues, address challenges and share lessons learned and good practices within the main theme associated to the UN Sustainable Development Goal 6, “CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION FOR ALL BY 2030”. Loïc Fauchon, President of the World Water Council will address the audience at the Opening Session together with other esteemed speakers, including Benedito Braga, President of SABESP...

    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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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.