Transforming the water and sanitation workforce: Diversity and Inclusion practices

Source: International Water Association  TYPE: WebinarDURATION: 1:30 hoursSTART DATE: 26 Oct 2022START TIME: 10:00 (London time)LANGUAGE: EnglishFORMAT: Presentations, practical learning exercise and panel discussion session.CERTIFICATION: N/A Target Audi...

Join the Global Youth Movement for Water

Are you a youth-led organization or association active in the water space? Do you want to amplify your voice and contribute to a global movement for change? Are you a non-youth organization wanting to further support youth for water? The Global Youth Movement for Water aims to enhance the ...

Urban WaterGuide: A guide for building sustainable and resilient cities

The Australian Government, Australian Water Partnership and the Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities partnered to develop a framework to improve water outcomes in international cities and towns, based on Australia's urban water experience. The result is the Urban WaterGuide, which ...

Digital Water Book: A Strategic Digital Transformation for the Water Industry

Source: International Water Association - The pressing need to address the challenges of the global water sector continues to be the driving force behind the digital transformation. In addition to rapidly changing demographics, intensified and prolonged natural disasters, and ageing infrastruct...

Uniting Youth for Water at World Water Congress

Source - International Water Association - IWA is pleased to announce an award-winning young water professional as a keynote speaker at the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition. Dr Farokh L Kakar, an environmental Engineer at Brown and Caldwell and Founder of Blue College of Water and Tech...

Why we need to talk about climate when we talk about water

Source - Australian Aid - Climate change is threatening water security as we experience changes in the water cycle, including floods and droughts. At the same time, water systems such as permafrost and wetlands emit greenhouse gases, and climate change mitigation actions such as alternative wat...

The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2022

Source - UNWATER - The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2022 is the only United Nations official report that monitors global progress on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This annual report is prepared by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), in ...

‘Seeing the Unseen: The Value of Water’ – Stockholm World Water Week 2022

Source - unwater - Later this month, World Water Week 2022 will take place online and in Stockholm, Sweden, from 23 August to 1 September. The theme of the event is "Seeing the Unseen: The Value of Water", reflecting the urgent need to better understand and value water in its full complexity. O...

GWP SAS Water Academy for Youth (WAY) 2022

Source - Global Water Partnership - GWP SAS WAY Programme is planned from 25 September to 30 November 2022 with the theme "Riverscapes and Riverine Ecosystems". We are calling applications from eligible youth (18-35 years old) from the region to participate to the training. What is GWP SAS Wate...

FAO technical guide on land tenure, combating desertification, land degradation, and drought

Source - United Nations - A new technical guide from the secretariats of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) addresses the integration of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of T...

Young people drive climate and water action

Source - World Meteorological Organization - More than 1,000 youth leaders from Asia and the Pacific region gathered this week in the Philippines for an international conference co-sponsored by WMO to increase youth participation in addressing global water and climate challenges. The event came...

Water financing and partnerships fundamental to achieve SDGs

Source - International Water Association - By Iver Høj Nielsen, Head of P4G Activities, State of Green. The blog post is part of a series of perspectives leading up to the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition in Copenhagen in September 2022. According to the World Bank, we are around US$11...

New FAO guidelines on calculating agriculture water use efficiency

Source - UN Water - A new publication, "Guidelines for the calculation of the agriculture water use efficiency for global reporting", by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is now available. These guidelines are intended to assist countries in understanding and com...

Assessment of large-scale seasonal river morphological changes in Ayeyarwady River using optical remote sensing data

Source - SEI - by Thanapon Piman, Senior Research Fellow SEI Asia - Dhyey Bhatpuria, Research Associate SEI Asia - Theara Tha, Research Associate SEI Asia - The web-based monitoring system simplifies the application of freely available remote sensing data over the large spat...

Workshop: Regional Marketplace of Solutions to address the connections between water, sanitation, hygiene and climate building towards COP27

Source - Sanitation and Water for All - SWA Secretariat and the SWA Private Sector Constituency are convening a series of regional workshops to present an opportunity for dialogue on water, sanitation, and hygiene and climate between government, private sector, and other development stakeholder...

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