On this page, we present upcoming events that may be of interest to our Partners or anyone interested in water-related activities. Global Water Partnership-Caribbean (GWP-C) hosts and or participates in the events (indicated). However, we sometimes list external events that are of general interest.

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Water and Peace Conference

The Global Water Alliance (GWA), Drexel Peace Engineering and the Water Center at Penn is organising the 2020 conference on Water and Peace on 24 September. The event will be held online.

United Nations Summit on Biodiversity

The United Nations Summit on Biodiversity is convened by the President of the General Assembly on 30 September, at the level of Heads of State and Government under the theme of “Urgent action on biodiversity for sustainable development.”

Cairo Water Week 2020

Cairo Water Week 2020 (#CWW2020) is held 18-22 October, under the theme “Water Security in Arid Regions" - the Road to Dakar 2021 - with five sub-themes overarching a broad spectrum of water security. It will be a semi-virtual event.

GWP Network Meeting 2020: Bringing the Change

The Annual Network Meeting of GWP Partners 2020 takes place online on 21-22 October. This is an opportunity when GWP Partners can learn from each other and exchange ideas with GWP. As part of the Network Meeting, the Partners have the opportunity to comment on the GWP in Action 2019 Annual Report and the GWP Annual Financial Report 2019.

Final AfriAlliance Conference

The Final AfriAlliance Conference is held on 28-30 October at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, as part of the 21st WaterNet Symposium.

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.”