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Global Competition: #YouthLed Projects

We are looking for young activists to join forces for water & climate! Five awards of €1,000 each are available for youth-led projects which are based on the white paper recommendations made at COP21. Read more >>

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September 2016

Welcome to GWP’s 2016 Network Meeting

The annual GWP Network Meeting will be held on 11 October at 13.00 Central European Time (CET). It is a virtual meeting, to be broadcast on the GWP website – with a special guest message from UN Deputy Secretary General (DSG) Jan Eliasson. A live session will be held in connection to this on GWP’s Facebook page – we welcome questions and comments. Read more >>


Nicolas Delaunay: “The clock is ticking”

The newest recruit in the GWP global secretariat is Nicolas Delaunay, Resource Mobilisation and Partnership Manager. Two months into the job, Delaunay shares first impressions of his new role, with an important message to partners: “We need to emphasize the urgency we are in.” This interview is the latest in a year-long series of interviews celebrating GWP’s 20th Anniversary. Read more >>

GWP in the news
At the Nexus of Water and Climate Change (IPS News)

Water is Key to Implementation of Climate Adaptation (OOSKA News)

World Water Week in Stockholm - AfDB Joins Global Community to Press for Water for All By 2030 (

More news >>

Up-coming events
26-28 September Climate Chance Summit, Nantes, France.

19-22 October, Korea International Water Week, Daegu, Korea

More events >>

Vacancies at GWP
Finance and Administration Assistant, Stockholm, Sweden. Deadline 2 October.

Regional Coordinator GWP Eastern Africa, Entebbe, Uganda. Deadline 3 October. 

Programme Officer, Stockholm, Sweden. Deadline 11 October.

More on vacancies & internships >>

New resources
GWP Southern Africa: New WACDEP knowledge products

GWP Central America: New resource for municipalities on integrated risk management

More resources >>

Caribbean framework on water security & climate

GWP Caribbean is breaking new ground with a comprehensive “Caribbean Regional Framework for Investment in Water Security and Climate Resilient Development.” The initiative is one of the first of its kind for the region and has been rolled out under the Water, Climate and Development Programme (WACDEP). Read more >>

International Water Law training in Africa

A training course on International Water Law (IWL) in Africa took place in Kampala, Uganda, in June. It was the second year running that GWP and its Partners organised the course, with the aim to strengthen transboundary water resources management in Africa. The participants lauded its significance in improving water governance in basins. Read more >>


GWP at the Africa Drought Conference

GWP Eastern Africa was represented at the Africa Drought Conference, held on 15-19 August in Windhoek, Namibia. The theme of the conference was “Enhancing resilience to drought events on the African Continent”. The new GWP-WMO Handbook of Drought Indicators and Indices was launched there.

GWP at high level symposium on SDGs in Tajikistan

GWP Vice Chair and Steering Committee member, Drs. Alice Bouman-Dentener, delivered a keynote address at the High-Level Symposium on SDG 6 and Targets in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on 9-11 August. Read more >>

Forecasting & modelling approaches for flooding

GWP Myanmar recently co-organised a 10-day course on flood forecasting and modelling approaches. Training on this is one of the essential requirements to be able to warn people in advance of floods. The outcomes of this event will serve as the basis for an Early Warning System. Read more >>

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