2020 Events

    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.

    agenda : Second Palestine International Water Forum (Postponed)

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    Ramallah - State of Palestine
    Organizer
    Palestinian Water Authority (PWA)

    Postponed: we will share with you the new date as soon as it's determined Under the theme “Water Security in Dynamic Environments…Together We Can”, the Forum will provide a unique multi-stakeholder platform where water experts, policy creators and decision makers from around the world can work together to find joint solutions for challenges affecting the ability of nations to achieve water security. It will be an opportunity to discuss the diverse facets of water security in dynamic environments and its relation to climate change, sustainable development and water technological advancements...

    agenda : SDG 6 Global Acceleration Framework Launch

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    VIRTUALLY (HELD NEW YORK TIME)
    Organizer
    UN-Water

    Hosted by UN-Water, the Sustainable Development Goal 6 Global Acceleration Framework launch will be a high-level and multi-stakeholder moment to generate commitments for ambitious solutions on water and sanitation in support of the Decade of Action to deliver SDGs by 2030. The Framework is driven by country demand and will align the international community to strengthen country planning, implementation and knowledge sharing for SDG 6 while supporting country response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    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 : Spring Meetings 2020

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    Washington DC, USA
    Organizer
    The World Bank

    The Spring Meetings are attended by approximately 2,800 delegates, 350 observer organization representatives and 800 members of the press. Approximately 550 accredited civil society members also participate in the Meetings. Meetings are comprised of events open to all attendees, ministerial-level invitation-only sessions, closed bilateral meetings, and events open only to the Press.

    agenda : World Water Day 2020

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    Organizer
    UN-Water

    World Water Day 2020, on 22 March, is about water and climate change – and how the two are inextricably linked. Adapting to the water effects of climate change will protect health and save lives. Using water more efficiently will reduce greenhouse gases from treatment systems. Everyone has a role to play.