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Using cartoons to share water knowledge

GWP Myanmar is using cartoons to explain the concept of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM). A new cartoon book in Myanmar language sets out key messages for understanding the approach. Read more >>

November 2014

Water on the law agenda in Central America

GWP Central America, with the support of the Legislative Assembly of El Salvador, organised the VIII Legislators Conference on Water Resources, which took place on 28 October in San Salvador.


New technologies for wastewater treatment

GWP Armenia organised a workshop to identify alternative technologies for urban wastewater treatment in Armenia. The workshop, held in Aghveran on 16-17 October, also looked at the legal obstacles. Read more >>

GWP in the news
Flooding could worsen Pakistan's water shortage, experts warn (Reuters)

IWRM policies in Africa fail to consider local needs – Report (Daily Trust)

More news >>

Upcoming Events
26-28 November, First International Environment Forum for Basin Organizations, Nairobi, Kenya

27-28 November, Global Forum on Environment: New Perspectives on the Water-Energy-Food-Nexus, Paris, France

1-12 December, UNFCCC COP20, Lima, Peru

More events >>

New resources
Understanding the energy-water nexus (pdf, ECN)

New website:, World Wetlands Day 2015 (Ramsar)

On Target for People and Planet: Setting and Achieving Water-Related Sustainable Development Goals (pdf, IWMI) 

More resources >>

Water Safety Plans: An Online Distance Learning Program (The Water Institute) Reoccurring course.

Measure What Matters dialogue (Green Economy Coalition)
More calls >>

Stakeholders reflect on governance and financing

The 1st Regional Conference of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) on governance and financing for the water sector was organised on 28-30 October in Athens, Greece. The aim was to share experiences and address the main bottlenecks in the water governance-financing nexus. Read more >>

More from GWP Mediterranean:

A common vision for gender and water

Up to 300 participants from over 30 countries gathered for the Gender, Water and Development Conference on 7-11 November in East London, South Africa. This is an on-going journey for equality in the water sector. Read more >>


New GWP China website launched

GWP China has launched a new bilingual website, offering the latest GWP news from the region. Now all 13 GWP Regional Water Partnership websites share the same platform and branding. Read more >>

GWP CEE on participatory processes at ERRC

Apart from the practical aspects of river restoration and management, the 6th European River Restoration Conference (ERRC) examined the overall approach to integrated river basin management. One theme – building stakeholder dialogue and ensuring bottom-up and top-down approaches – was explored in the GWP Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) session. Read more >>

GWP blog: Winners for Europe: reflections from ERRC 2014

New videos from GWP CEE:

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