Events and calls

On this page we present up-coming events & calls that may be of interest to our Partners or anybody interested in water-related activities. GWP participates in some of the events (indicated), but we also list external events that are of general interest.


Financial Support for Young Professionals to attend the 2017 World Water Week in Stockholm. Deadline 1 May 2017.

Call for abstracts: Water Security and Climate Change Conference 2017 (links to pdf) Deadline 31 May 2017. 

UNDP Training Programme on Economics of Climate Change Adaptation. Deadline 31 May 2017.

Call for articles: “Gender: A Necessary Approach to Water Management”. Deadline 30 June 2017.

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/ Global

Resilient Cities 2017

Resilient Cities - The Annual Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation - is the global platform for urban resilience and climate change adaptation, hosted in Bonn, Germany. 2017 marks the 8th edition of the Forum.
/ South America

New Online Course on Water Pollution Management

The continuing deterioration of water quality is today a major global threat and one of the biggest human health risks. This course aims to increase knowledge on water pollution management, share experiences among stakeholders and build capacities to implement SDG 6, target 6.3 on water quality and pollution.
/ Global, South Asia

The Natural Farming Summit 1.0

This summit will address key themes related to enhancing farm yields, improving nutritive value of crops, increasing farmer earnings and preserving local biodiversity. An entire session is dedicated to Water Management and Harvesting for farming.
/ Central and Eastern Europe

Danube Water Conference

The Danube Water Conference 2017 will be held on 17-18 May in Vienna, Austria and will address European and Global Water challenges in delivering Water services.
/ Central and Eastern Europe, Global

Dresden Nexus Conference

The Dresden Nexus Conference is a platform developed to advance the sustainable development agenda by bringing actors together who apply a Nexus Approach to resource management.
/ Global

Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

The 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction conference will be held in Cancun, Mexico on 22-26 May. This marks the first opportunity for the international community to review global progress in the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, which was adopted in Japan in 2015.
/ Global

XVIth World Water Congress

The XVIth World Water Congress “Bridging Science and Policy” to be held in Cancun, Mexico, is jointly organized by the International Water Resources Association (IWRA), the National Water Commission of Mexico (CONAGUA) and the National Association of Water and Sanitation Utilities (ANEAS)