2020 Events

    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.

    agenda : AfWA 2020 Congress

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    Kampala - Uganda
    Organizer
    The African Water Association (AfWA)

    The overall theme of AfWA ICE 2020 is “New Breaking new grounds to accelerate access to water and sanitation for all in Africa”. This theme is particularly relevant to the water and sanitation sector in Africa. The congress will solution and innovation focused and organized according to the following six tracks: Water Management Sanitation Management Capacity Building Financing Research and Innovation Governance and Regulation In 2020, AfWA will be celebrating 40 years of existence on the water and sanitation sector in Africa. A number of activities are planned and the highlights of the...

    agenda : 10th World Urban Forum

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    Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
    Organizer
    UN-Habitat

    The World Urban Forum (WUF) was established in 2001 by the United Nations to address one of the most pressing issues facing the world today: rapid urbanization and its impact on communities, cities, economies, climate change and policies.