Events

    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 : 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 - 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 : 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...

    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 : 6th Water Loss Forum & Exhibition

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    Istanbul, Turkey
    Organizer
    Turkish Society for Infrastructure and Trenchless Technology - AKATED TSITT

    The 6th Water Loss Forum & Exhibition to be held in Istanbul will bring together the private sector, municipalities, water administrations and universities to discuss the strategies, planning and financing issues to prevent water losses in Turkey.

    agenda : IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020

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    Marseille, France
    Organizer
    The International Union for Conservation of Nature - IUCN

    In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the Government of France have decided to postpone the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020 in Marseille to 7-15 January 2021 from its original date of 11-19 June. During the IUCN World Conservation Congress, IUCN’s 1300+ government, civil society and indigenous peoples’ Member organisations will set priorities and drive conservation and sustainable development action. On the sidelines of this event, the 2021 edition of the One Planet Summit will be held on Marseille in January 11. "In...

    agenda : One Planet Summit 2021

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    Marseille, France
    Organizer
    Presidency of the Republic of France, the World Bank, United Nations (UN)

    "In order to mobilize forces and act in the interests of biodiversity, France will organize on 11 January 2021 a One Planet Summit in Marseille, during the IUCN World Conservation Congress," Macron wrote on Twitter. The One Planet movement was founded by France, the World Bank and the United Nations, and aims to speed up the implementation of international climate agreements by supporting specific projects at the local leve

    agenda : ICOLD NEW DELHI 2020 - POSTPONED TO 2023

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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 postponed to April 2023. Register now The Indian National Committee on Large Dams (INCOLD) will however organise the Symposium on "Sustainable Development of Dams and River Basins" in New Delhi as a hybrid event (both physical and virtual) from 24-27 February 2021.