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.

UN Global Climate Action Award. Deadline 30 April.

International Water Association and Cranfield University Excellence Scholarships. Deadline 30 April.

2020 ‘GWSI Paper Series’ on Water Security and Sustainable Development Goals. Deadline 22 May.

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Africa Climate Week 2020

Africa Climate Week 2020 was set to place on 20-24 April in Kampala, Uganda, however, in light of the Coronavirus crisis, the event has been postponed - a new date is yet to be announced. The theme remains “Partnering for transformation towards a low-carbon climate resilient and prosperous Africa: managing risks, seizing opportunities.”

International Water Dialogues Days

If you had this event in your calendar, please note that due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the event has been CANCELLED.

International Mother Earth Day

On 22 April, International Mother Earth Day is celebrated worldwide to remind us that the Earth and its ecosystems provide us with life and sustenance.

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.

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.