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Water cooperation across borders

GWP Lithuania and GWP Poland successfully collaborated on a set of maps, a database and a video, to improve the management and protection of two transboundary rivers. The project brought together international experts from Lithuania, Poland, Belarus and Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia. Read more >>

More on transboundary issues in the GWP IWRM ToolBox:
The Drin Coordinated Action: Towards an Integrated Transboundary Water Resources Management (#459)

March 2015

GWP and Sida join forces on gender

Leading up to International Women's Day on March 8th, GWP organised a workshop on gender and corporate social responsibility in Athens, Greece. Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency Sida supported the event. Read more >>


Local leaders learn about risk management

GWP Central America organised a workshop for 25 municipal leaders and technical personnel who work on water issues. The event focused on risk management and took place in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 23-27 February. Read more >>

GWP in the news
A New Water Culture In Cyprus (Revolve Water)

Water–energy nexus key uncertainty in Africa (

Starved for Energy, Pakistan Braces for a Water Crisis (The New York Times)

More news >>

Upcoming events
22-27 March 2015, Water Week Latin America, Viña del Mar, Chile

25-27 March 2015, Dresden Nexus Conference, Dresden, Germany

20 April 2015, Interactive workshop - South Asia Drought Monitoring System, Dhaka, Bangladesh

More events >>

Vacancies at GWP
Senior Network Officer, Stockholm, Sweden. Application deadline is 31 March 2015. Read more >>

New resources
Development Dialogue: Urban Flood Risk Management (World Bank)

Policy brief on rural sanitation and urban waste management in India (pdf, CEEW)

World Water Day tools (UN-Water)

More resources >>

WEAP Beginner Course in English, 2 courses in April 2015 (SEI)

The Mundus maris Award 2015. Deadline 20 April 2015.

More calls >>

GWP Caribbean launches video competition

GWP Caribbean has launched media awards on water, aimed at inspiring Caribbean journalists to raise awareness on critical water issues in their country and the region. Read more >>

More competitions:
GWP Southern Africa: Have your say!
GWP Central Africa: Water and climate change competition for media professionals

New language versions of drought publication

The GWP/WMO Integrated Drought Management Programme (IDMP) released a publication on National Drought Management Policy Guidelines last year. Aside from English, it is now available in French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese and Russian. Read more >>


GWP getting ready for World Water Day 2015

This year’s World Water Day theme is “Water and Sustainable Development”. Preparatory work for celebrating the day is underway, with the main UN celebration in New Delhi, India. Building up to the event, GWP’s #watergoal campaign has been stepped up. Read more >>

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