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Water governance in Palestine

The second consultation workshop of the Palestinian Water Policy Dialogue, within the Union for the Mediterranean project "Governance and Financing for the Mediterranean Water Sector", was organised by GWP Mediterranean in Ramallah on 6 May. The event centered around the role of the private sector. Read more >>

June 2015

GWP Network Meeting 2015

The annual GWP Network Meeting was held as a virtual event for the first time on 1 June in Stockholm, Sweden. GWP Partners worldwide were invited to get the latest update on the Network’s activities through a live stream. The event was also recorded and is now available on the GWP YouTube channelRead more >>


GWP West Africa Partners meet in Benin

The sixth statutory meeting of the Assembly of Partners of GWP West Africa was held on 7-8 May in Cotonou, Benin. The theme of the meeting was "The challenge of the post-2015 Development Agenda in Africa: what role for Partnerships in the context of Climate Change?” Read more >>

GWP in the news
South Asia Region: Climate Outlook, Water and Drought (WMO, Meteoworld)

Valuing nature’s water infrastructure (The Economist)

Youth an integral part in water resources management solution (The Namibia Economist)

More news >>

Up-coming events
10 July, Workshop: International Water Law: Issues of Implementation, Geneva, Switzerland
15-18 July, UNESCO Symposium on Water Quality Monitoring, Kyoto, Japan

27-31 July, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Services Beyond 2015, Loughborough, UK

More events >>

New resources
Training manual on Drought Risk Reduction in IWRM (CapNet)

Women, wash and the water for life decade (WfWP & UN University, UNU-INWEH)
OECD Principles on Water Governance

More resources >>

Integrated River Basin Management under Climate Change (UNESCO-IHE) Deadline 30 June.
The 2015 Emerging River Professional Award. Deadline 30 June.
Master of Integrated Water Management (International Water Centre). Deadline 1 August.

More calls >>

Bringing stakeholders together in Bolivia

Eighty representatives from a diversity of water-related sectors participated in an informative meeting, held on 22 May in La Paz, to learn about the advantages of establishing a Country Water Partnership (CWP) in Bolivia. Read more >>

Training on international water law in Africa

Five institutions are organising a joint training on International Water Law (IWL) in Africa. The experiences and lessons learnt will be used to develop a 5-year (2016-2020) training programme on IWL, with the aim to improve transboundary water management. Read more >>


Drought management programme evaluated

The fourth and final workshop within the Integrated Drought Management Programme (IDMP) in Central and Eastern Europe was held on 21-22 April in Bucharest, Romania. The partners agreed that the activities and outputs so far are a good basis for continuation of the programme. Read more >>

GWP at Stockholm World Water Week 2015

Preparations for GWP’s participation in Stockholm World Water Week 2015 are underway. The network is organising a number of events and GWP representatives will participate in many of the sessions throughout the week 23-28 August. Read more >>

More GWP activities at World Water Week 2015:

Youth advance water issues in Madagascar

Madagascar held its SADC Water Week on 3-5 June in Antananarivo, a significant event given that Madagascar was welcomed back in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) 17 months ago. Read more >>


ToolBox case study from the Czech Republic 

Small and medium size communities in Central Europe are faced with severe problems of wastewater management. A group of citizens initiated a cooperative process to implement a number of projects and initiatives. Read more >>

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