2021

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SWA Climate Webinar Series 2021

Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) together with GWP, UNICEF and WaterAid are co-convening a 3-part webinar series to strengthen partners’ knowledge of and capacity to integrate water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and climate policies, plans, action, and financing. The events are scheduled for 13, 20 and 29 April. Recordings of the events are available after the event.
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Interactive Online Session: International Water Law and Climate Change

GWP and Wuhan International Water Law Academy are co-organising an interactive online series called the "Transboundary freshwater security governance train". The series of online engagements sessions is conducted in an approach of a ‘train’ stopping at various locations in the world, with focus on topics related to transboundary freshwater security. At each of the stops, a different topic from the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) for Governance for Transboundary Freshwater Security is explored. In the 4th session, the topic is "International Water Law and Climate Change" and it takes place on 20 April.
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Earth Day 2021

EARTHDAY.ORG’s mission is to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide. Growing out of the first Earth Day in 1970, EARTHDAY.ORG is working with more than 75,000 partners in over 190 countries to drive positive action for our planet. A number of events are planned for this year's edition.
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Water: The Game Changer for Food Systems - a Global Summit Dialogue

Dr. Agnes Kalibata, UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy to the Food Systems Summit; and Gilbert F. Houngbo, UN-Water Chair and President of the International Fund for Agriculture Development, are convening an online global dialogue on water on 27 April.
/ Central Africa, Eastern Africa, Global, Southern Africa, West Africa

AIP Water Investment Scorecard Development Kick-Off

The development of the AIP Water Investment Scorecard will formally kick off at an event hosted by the Chair of GWP Southern Africa - Africa Coordination Unit, His Excellency President Jakaya Kikwete, in Pretoria, South Africa. The event will also be online, hosted on on the Zoom platform on 28 April, as well as streamed on Facebook.
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ECOSOC Partnership Forum 2021

The UN Economic and Social Council's (ECOSOC) 2021 Partnership Forum will focus on the theme of 'Partnerships as Game Changer for a Sustainable Recovery from COVID-19'. The 2021 Forum will convene virtually and be webcast via http://webtv.un.org/.
- / Central and Eastern Europe, Global

12th Petersberg Climate Dialogue - and Satellite Events

The 12th Petersberg Climate Dialogue (PCD XII) takes place on 6-7 May, bringing together ministers and senior government officials from many countries to discuss climate action ahead of the next UN Climate Change Conference (COP26). In connection to the event, various satellite events - all virtual - take place on 3-6 May. On 4 May, GWP is co-organising a water event together with Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA) on behalf of the UK and German Governments.
- / Caribbean, Global

Regional Climate Weeks 2021: Latin America and the Caribbean

The Regional Climate Weeks 2021 kick off with the Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week (LACCW2021) on 11-14 May. The virtual thematic sessions take the pulse of climate action in the region, explore climate challenges and opportunities, and showcase ambitious solutions.
/ Central America, Global

New Report on IWRM Progress in Central America

On 13 May, GWP Central America will present a report on the progress of implementing Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in Central America. The report is based on the national SDG 6.5.1 consultations that were carried out in 2020 by GWP and Partners.