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15 Jan 2020 DAKAR, Senegal
The World Water Council (WWC), host country Senegal and host city Dakar have announced plans for the ninth triennial World Water Forum, scheduled for 22-27 March 2021 with the theme “Water Security for Peace and Development”.The event is the first of its kind in sub-Saharan Africa and will focus on the United Nations 2030 Agenda for transformative action...
8 Apr 2019 STOCKHOLM, Sweden
Global Water Partnership (GWP) has launched a new publication, "Addressing Water in National Adaptation Plans (NAP) – Water Supplement to the UNFCCC NAP Technical Guidelines". A launch event was held at Korea Global Adaptation Week April 8, co-hosted by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and GWP...
26 Jul 2016 FORT WORTH, TX, United States
OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for organizations and individuals to promulgate their views and messages.In this piece, Gabriel Eckstein, professor of law at Texas A&M University School of Law, member of the Texas A&M University Water Management and Hydrological Science Graduate Faculty, founder of the International Water Law Project, and Chair of the International Scientific Committee for the XVI World Water Congress, looks at ways to bridge the gap between scientific knowledge and policy...
8 Jun 2016 ASUNCION
Experts are meeting in Asuncion, the capital of Paraguay from 8 to 9 June to discuss how to reduce the risks of disasters in the Americas and to consider how the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction can be best implemented.
13 May 2016 GENEVA, Switzerland
Disasters such as drought, sea level rise and desertification drove 19.2 million people in 113 countries from their homes in 2015, according to the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center’s 2016 Global Report on Internal Displacement.Disasters triggered by natural hazards caused twice as many new displacements in 2015 as conflict and violence, according to the report, produced by the Norwegian Refugee Council...