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.
On 9 July, the second session of a 2-part webinar series on farmer-led irrigation (FLI) is organised by GWP, the World Bank, the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), and the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute. A recording of the first session, held on 11 June, is available below.
In July 2020, a webinar series will be held on “Coordinating, Implementing, and Financing National Climate and Water Policy Frameworks”. It has been developed by Cap-Net, UNDP, Global Water Partnership, AGWA, SIWI, and the Water Governance Facility. The webinars will highlight and contribute to strengthening climate and water linkages in national frameworks such as NDCs, NAPs, and various investment mechanisms.
The High-Level Experts and Leaders Panel on Water and Disasters (HELP) was established to assist the international community, governments and stakeholders in mobilizing political will and resources. HELP is committed to address water-related disaster risk reduction under the COVID-19 Pandemic.
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.
To help bridge the gap between the 2019 and 2021 Stockholm World Water Weeks, the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) invites convenors to host a virtual adaptation of their World Water Week 2020-approved session(s) – from wherever they are – between 24 and 28 August 2020, under the umbrella of #WWWeek #AtHome.
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.
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.”