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GWP launches youth strategy

GWP launched its Youth Engagement Strategy at Stockholm World Water Week on 25 August. The youth strategy supports the wider GWP Strategy "Towards 2020", as does the GWP Gender Strategy, which was launched last year. Read more >>

More GWP youth initiatives:

September 2015

Caribbean ministers to strengthen water sector

GWP Caribbean and partners organised the 11th Annual High Level Forum of Caribbean ministers responsible for water on 27-28 August in Miami, Florida. Several key recommendations were agreed upon, including an agreement to strengthen the water sector. Read more >>

 

What does a water goal mean for countries?

GWP Central America has undertaken various activities to promote the water goal which is set to be part of the post-2015 development agenda. The UN General Assembly will confirm the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the end of this month. Read more >>

GWP in the news
Southern Africa: State secretary wants greater rationalization of water in SADC (AllAfrica.com)

Passing the buck? CDA releasing 70 pc untreated water in Nullah Leh: WASA (The Pakistan Express Tribune)

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Up-coming events
25-27 September, UN sustainable development summit, New York, USA

13 October - 10 November, Water resources management using NASA earth science data, online course

More events >>

New resources
Water resources governance in Brazil (OECD)

Water, forests and people (SIWI)

IWRM data portal (UNEP-DHI Partnership)

More resources >>

Calls
Nominate for 2016 Stockholm Water Prize. Deadline 25 September.

GWP Chair - announcement for nominations. Deadline 2 October.

More calls >>

Step-by-step guidance towards drought management

The Guidelines for Preparation of the Drought Management Plans were launched on 4 September by GWP Central and Eastern Europe. The aim is to help countries manage drought by integrating it into River Basin Management Plans. Read more >>

More on drought:

Voice of Danube: Stakeholders speak up

GWP Central and Eastern Europe supported the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR) Stakeholder Conference, “Voice of the Danube”, which convened in Zagreb, Croatia, on 3-4 July.  Read more >>

 

Building 'cities of the future' in Zimbabwe

Water security is under intense pressure in many urban areas, and the very nature of urbanisation contributes to water stress situations. On 12 June GWP Southern Africa co-organised a workshop on Integrated Urban Water Management. Read more >>

GWP's Technical Chair bids farewell

"I consider myself very fortunate to have spent the last 6 years as the Chair of the Technical Committee. The Committee should be seen as the stable backbone of GWP,” says Dr. Mohamed Ait-Kadi in a farewell interview. Read more >>

More from the Technical Committee:

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