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Strengthening drought knowledge 

GWP Central America has been working closely with the Regional Committee for Water Resources (CRRH), which is part of the Central American Integration System. Together they want to strengthen the regional capacity in the monitoring of climate to support decision making, especially related to agriculture, fisheries, water resources management, risk management and food security. Read more >>

December 2014

Dialogue on drought impacts in Kosovo

The Office of the Prime Minster of Kosovo, in cooperation with Global Water Partnership, organised a National Drought Dialogue on 12 November in Pristina. The aim was to identify gaps in drought management. Read more >>


Climate change and micro finance

Bangladesh Water Partnership (BWP), in collaboration with the Institute of Microfinance (InM), organised a seminar on 15 November on micro finance in climate change adaptation. Read more >>

GWP in the news
Fluoride level contribute to water scarcity in Bongo (

UNECE and Global Water Partnership launch nexus assessment (UNECE)

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Upcoming events
11-15 Jan 2015, Arab Water Week, Dead Sea, Jordan

15-17 Jan 2015, 2015 UN-Water Annual International Zaragoza Conference. Zaragoza, Spain

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New resources
Video: Water is at the heart of climate change adaptation (AGWA)

Stepping up to the challenge (pdf, CARE, CGIAR, CCAFS)

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Young Scientists Summer Program. Deadline 12 January 2015

ClimaSouth Video contest. Deadline 15 January 2015.

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GWP keeps water visible at COP20

With active participation through a wide range of events, GWP advocated for a higher profile of water in the global climate change discussions at this year's UNFCCC COP conference, held in Lima, Peru. GWP also promoted the need for a dedicated Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) for water. Read more >>

Economic task force to deliver report soon

The Expert Task Force of the joint GWP/OECD Global Dialogue project met in Paris in November to evaluate their work on the economics of water security. The report will be finalised in the coming months, before the official version is presented at the World Water Forum in South Korea in April 2015. Read more >>



Roundtable on media and water promotion

The Ecological Movement of Uzbekistan and the Embassy of Israel recently held a joint roundtable in Uzbekistan on the role that mass media can have in promoting water saving to the public. A special focus was put on the policy of water conservation on national level. 


Austria: restoring the Mur River

The Upper Mur River is considered as one of the most ecologically valuable rivers of Austria due to the natural reproduction of the Danube salmon. The regulation of the river began at the end of the 19th century, when tributaries were cut off and large areas were drained in order to intensify agricultural land use. Restoration measures started in 1997 - this case study illustrates the process of reviving the river. Read more >>

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