Events and calls

On this page we present up-coming events & calls that may be of interest to our Partners or anybody interested in water-related activities. GWP participates in some of the events (indicated), but we also list external events that are of general interest.

Become a WMO Hydrology Expert. Open deadline.

The Dakar 2021 Initiative. Open now, deadline TBC.

Invitation to participate in the drafting of the Handbook on Water Law Enforcement. Submission details in the announcement.

Global youth take action: Call for projects. Deadline 7 June.

Nile Media Awards 2020. Deadline 30 June.

Call for papers: Caribbean Science Symposium on Water. Deadline 31 July.

Open Access Journal Sustainability issue on "Overcoming the Implementation Gap for Water Infrastructure". Deadline 31 December.

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Zambia Water Week 2020

Starting this year, Zambia will be commemorating the second week of June every year as the Zambia Water Week. GWP Southern Africa is one of the Partners behind the event, held 7-13 June in Lusaka, Zambia.

Webinar: Accelerating Inclusive Farmer-Led Irrigation and Reaching Scale

GWP is contributing to the development of a 2-part webinar series on farmer-led irrigation (FLI), in partnership with the World Bank, the International Water Management Institute, and the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute. The first webinar is on 11 June, on the topic "Accelerating Inclusive FLI and Reaching Scale: Key Considerations".

2020 IFC Sustainability Exchange

With communities around the world facing unprecedented challenges, staying connected and collaborative is more important than ever. As people strive to keep learning from each other and innovating for the future, IFC will pilot a condensed virtual Sustainability Exchange on 17 June.

Water Innovation Europe 2020

Water Europe is moving forward with an all-digital edition of its annual conference Water Innovation Europe (WIE) 2020. It will be an online ‘Innovative Water Week’ 22-26 June, with online plenary sessions, digital working group meetings, digital networking and digital exhibition opportunities.

Danube Day 2020

Danube Day invites you to celebrate one of Europe's greatest river systems and the people and wildlife that rely on it.

Global Water Summit 2020

The Global Water Summit is an annual water industry event that attracts high-level executives from the industries, municipalities and international water companies. The 2020 edition was originally set for on 29-31 March in Madrid, Spain, but due to the worldwide Coronavirus crisis, the date was changed to 30 August - 1 September.

IWA Digital Water Summit

The International Water Association (IWA) is organising the first IWA Digital Water Summit - the original dates were set to 27-30 April in Bilbao, Spain, however due to the worldwide Corinavirus crisis new dates have been announced: 30 November - 3 December. The event is designed to bring together water technology providers and water utilities with a focus on business and industry.

The Caribbean Science Symposium on Water

In March 2021, the Global Water Partnership-Caribbean (GWP-C) will hold a Caribbean Science Symposium on Water; the first of its kind for the region. Its main theme will be “Building Resilience in the Regional Water Sector to Address Climatological and Hydrological Risks and Threats.”