Events

    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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 on "Water, Megacities and Global Change" (EauMega 2020)

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

    UNESCO's Division of Water Sciences, ARCEAU-IdF, the Greater Paris Sanitation Authority (SIAAP) and the Greater Paris Metropolis are organizing the 2nd International Conference on "Water, Megacities and Global Change" (EauMega 2020), on 1-4 December 2020, at UNESCO’s Headquarters in Paris, France. EauMega 2020 follows the first edition “EauMega 2015” hosted in December 2015 in Paris during COP 21, to draw attention to the significant challenges megacities are facing and to propose the creation of a global alliance to focus on climate change and water security: the Megacities Alliance for Water...