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.

The Youth Advisory Board (YAB). Deadline 31 August.

UNFCCC Adaptation Visual Art Competition. Deadline 15 September.

Online course: Integrated and Adaptive Water Resources Planning, Management and Governance. Register now - course starts on 28 September.

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

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International Youth Day 2020

12 August was designated International Youth Day by the UN General Assembly in 1999, and serves as an annual celebration of the role of young women and men as essential partners in change, and an opportunity to raise awareness of challenges and problems facing the world’s youth.

World Humanitarian Day 2020

World Humanitarian Day is held every year on 19 August to pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service, and to rally support for people affected by crises around the world.

GWP at WWWeek At Home

To bridge the gap between the 2019 and 2021 Stockholm World Water Weeks, the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) invited convenors to host a virtual adaptation of their World Water Week 2020-approved sessions between 24 and 28 August. The week goes under the umbrella of #WWWeek At Home. GWP is co-convening five sessions.

Korea International Water Week 2020

The 2020 edition of the Korea International Water Week is being held on 21-23 September in Daegu, Republic of Korea. The main theme is "Sustainable Water Management for Humans and Nature".

IWRA Online Conference

The International Water Resources Association (IWRA) is organising an online conference on 29-30 October to address the challenges and priorities on how to resiliently manage groundwater resources under climate change.

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.”