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New flood resilience project in Thessaly in partnernship with Coca-Cola

The 'Resilient Thessaly' project, based on partnership between GWP-Med, the Municipality of Trikala and The Coca-Cola Foundation, will implement stormwater management works, within the frame of a holistic intervention aimed to strengthen the city's climate resilience in response to the devastating floods caused by storm Daniel in September 2023.
/ South Asia

Closing the gap to access climate financing through capacity building on gender policy development of GCF Direct Access Entities in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka finds it challenging to achieve the overarching goal of the Paris Agreement mainly due to limited financing. The flexible financial solutions offered by the Green Climate Fund (GCF) plays a pivotal role in such instances, for the developing nations to access international climate financing. Yet, Sri Lanka has only one GCF accredited Direct Access Entity (DAE) which further reduces the opportunity to access adequate funding for climate action. The Global Water Partnership South Asia led 2nd Sri Lanka GCF Readiness Project facilitated workshop on Gender Policy Development and Gender Mainstreaming in GCF Activities held targeting pipeline DAEs resulted additional two nominated DAEs successfully submitting their applications to GCF.
/ Central Africa

Central African Republic gears up to mobilize GCF funds for climate adaptation

Following the development of the two project concept notes to be submitted to the Green Climate Fund under the ongoing GCF Readiness program in CAR, stakeholders from the water and climate sectors met in Bangui on March 13th and 14th, 2024. The two workshops organized by the Ministry of Environment, the National Climate Coordination Unit (NDA), and GWP CAR aimed at enriching and adopting the project concept notes before submission to the GCF.
/ Central Africa, Eastern Africa, Global, South Asia, Southern Africa

Seven countries geared to become international models for water leadership

Seven African, Middle Eastern and Asian countries have laid the foundation to becoming international models for water leadership after implementing a 3-year Global Water Leadership in a Changing Climate (GWL) Programme that helped them identify major challenges in water resources and services management as well as develop strategies to resolve them.
/ Mediterranean

World Water Day 2024: Water, a catalyst for peace or conflict?

In celebration of this year's World Water Day theme "Water for Peace", GWP-Med, Horizon2020 REXUS Communication & Dissemination leader, explains the 3 ‘steps’ that are key to turning water into an opportunity for collaboration rather than conflict, and how REXUS is addressing them.