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Chinese universities engage with IWRM

As part of GWP’s programme to introduce its knowledge database, the IWRM Toolbox, into relevant university curricula, two workshops were held in China in September. Read more >>

October 2014

Water sector in Mongolia needs improvements

Mongolia was recently established as a GWP Country Water Partnership (CWP). Professor Davaa Basandorj is the Executive Director of the new CWP. He says that the biggest water problem in Mongolia is water shortage, and that the water management in the country has to be improved. Read more >>


Experts to work as “one GWP”

An expanded GWP Technical Committee (TEC) meeting took place 29-30 August in Stockholm, bringing together 35 participants and experts, all selected by the GWP regional partnerships. GWP Executive Secretary Dr. Ania Grobicki encouraged the participants to work as “one GWP”. Read more >>

GWP in the news
Tool to help South Asia manage monsoon woes (
Water problem in Central Asia poses global challenges (Trend News Agency)

More news 

Upcoming events
Starting 22 October, free online course: Blue is the new Green

28-30 October, 1st Regional Conference “Governance & Financing for the Mediterranean Water Sector project”, Athens, Greece

3-7 November, Gender Water & Development Conference, East London, South Africa.

5 November, EIP Water Conference 2014, Barcelona, Spain

More events 

New resources
Water Scarcity, Security and Democracy: A Mediterranean Mosaic 
(pdf, GWP, Cornell University, Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future)
Downstream Voices – Wetland solutions to Reducing Disaster Risk (pdf, Wetlands International)
Realising the human rights to water and sanitation: A handbook (OHCHR)

More resources 

Call for participation: HLPE consultation on the V0 draft of the Report: Water and Food Security. Deadline 31 October.
Call for applications: Partnership with R4D on scaling WASH innovations. Deadline 24 November.
More calls 

6th water and climate technical workshop

GWP Southern Africa hosted the 6th technical coordination workshop under the Water, Climate and Development Programme for Africa (WACDEP). It took place in Harare, Zimbabwe 15–19 September. Read more >>

Additional WACDEP news:

Gender equity and social responsibility in Brazil

The Director of the National Water Agency of Brazil, Gisela Forattini, who is also a GWP Steering Committee member, introduced the new GWP Gender Strategy at the Governmental Forum of Social Responsibility in Brazil. Read more >>


Moldova is international Danube Art Master 2014

Moldavian children have won the “International Danube Art Master 2014“ competition, announced the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River and GWP Central and Eastern Europe. Read more >>

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