GWP is looking for an intern who wants to join the global secretariat in Stockholm, Sweden, this autumn. The main job tasks will be to support GWP’s SDG Preparedness Facility and Youth for Water and Climate initiative. GWP is offering 30,000 SEK to cover expenses connected to the internship.
GWP has sponsorship available for eligible participants to complete an online course in Integrated and Adaptive Water Resources Planning, Management and Governance, offered by McGill University’s Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Up to 10 participants can be sponsored.
Xiang River is one of main tributaries of the Yangtze River and the largest river in Hunan Province, providing water for domestic and industrial use as well as water transport. Changsha, the capital of Hunan and other developed cities in Hunan, with higher urbanization and dense population, are concentrated in the Xiang River Basin. Xiang River flows through Changsha and affords the city drinking water. For citizens, the health of the river affects the security of each family and their living environment.
Tajikistan hosted the second regional consultation on Valuing Water – a global process to assist the work of the High Level Panel on Water (HLPW). Officials of water management organisations, representatives of Tajik ministries and agencies, international and regional organisations, financial institutions, academia, youth, NGOs, and other stakeholders met in Dushanbe on 6 July to add their voices to the debate.
GWP-WA and CWP Mali carried out a mission in the villages concerned by the pilot projects in the rural commune of Gouendo from 4 to 8 June. The mission confirmed the expected results in the project document, in particular the capacity for the beneficiaries to make their own compost and to spread it rationally through the zai method.
Arsenic contamination of groundwater that considered endemic to North Eastern part of India, has now moving into Bihar state poisoning populations in 18 out of 38 districts of Bihar. Ineffective water purification and sewage systems as well as periodic monsoons and flooding in the area exacerbated the situation.
GWP Central Africa launched the Water, Climate and Development Program (WACDEP) in Sao Tome and Principe. The workshop was held on 4 July 2017 in the UNDP conference room and brought together some 40 people.
The Country Water Partnership of Cote d'Ivoire (PNECI), represented by its Executive Secretary, François Kouadio, took part in the workshop on "The impact of new regulations on agricultural and forestry enterprises: Implementation of the provisions of the water code (authorization of levy, fee ...).
On Tuesday, June 27, 2017, an important training session was held for 25 young volunteers from the Côte d'Ivoire Country Water Partnership (PNECI) network. Ten years after its creation, PNECI is reassessing its IWRM strategy and decides to correct its approach, which has not really made much progress in the IWRM process at the national level.