Don’t be left out of the premier regional event for water, wastewater and solid waste professionals in the Caribbean! Be a part of the 2014 Caribbean Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA) Conference and Exhibition which will be held at the Atlantis Resort in The Bahamas from October 6th - 10th, 2014.
The Caribbean Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA) wishes to invite all interested persons to its next public lecture in its Professional Perspectives series which will be held on Thursday, August 21st, 2014 in Trinidad.
Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are deemed to be some of the most vulnerable countries in the world to climate change. This is in part attributed to sea-level rise, coupled with the small size of these territories amidst growing populations and other development challenges. Of these development challenges, achieving water security remains an enduring issue which will only be further exacerbated by the threat of climate change.
The 2014 Global Water Partnership (GWP) Consulting Partners Meeting which was held on June 27th and 28th, 2014 in Trinidad closed with an Annual Lecture entitled “Climate and Water: Global to Local Caribbean Socio-Economic Climate Change Scenarios” which was delivered by Professor John B.R. Agard.
The International WaterCentre (IWC), in collaboration with the Global Water Partnership (GWP), is currently offering full scholarships (tuition fees and living expenses) for two (2) high calibre candidates from developing countries to study the Master of Integrated Water Management Programme in Australia next year.
The Global Water Partnership (GWP) has published a new Technical Focus Paper (TFP) entitled "Integrated Water Resources Management in the Caribbean: The Challenges facing Small Island Developing States."
As part of the two-day Meeting of Regional Partners in Water and Wastewater, the Global Water Partnership-Caribbean (GWP-C), the United Nations Environment Programme, Caribbean Regional Coordinating Unit (UNEP-CAR/RCU) and the Global Environment Facility’s Caribbean Regional Fund for Wastewater Management (GEF CReW) partnered to host a special Knowledge Sharing Session on New Tools and Resources for Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in the Caribbean.
The Global Water Partnership-Caribbean (GWP-C) together with the United Nations Environment Programme, Caribbean Regional Coordinating Unit (UNEP-CAR/RCU) and the Global Environment Facility’s Caribbean Regional Fund for Wastewater Management (GEF CReW) were able to successfully bring together over thirty (30) regional organisations working in the areas of water and wastewater in the Caribbean on April 28th and 29th, 2014 in Barbados.
The Global Water Partnership-Caribbean (GWP-C) hosted a National Stakeholder Consultation in Trinidad, on April 16th, 2014 which formed part of a global consultation exercise to get country level feedback from twenty-six (26) countries on proposals for a dedicated Water Goal in the United Nations (UN) Post-2015 Development Agenda.
The Global Water Partnership-Caribbean (GWP-C) in partnership with the Antigua Public Utilities Authority (APUA) is seeking a suitable consultant to review and revise the Antigua and Barbuda Draft National Water Policy, with consideration of institutional changes to date, on-going processes and highlighting the evolving nature of the water sector due to climate change.