News and Activities

Below are news articles on GWP-C as well as news items on activities of its partners.

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Trinidadian, Professor John B.R. Agard delivers 2014 GWP Annual Lecture

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.

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Scholarship Opportunities: Master of Integrated Water Management

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.

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New Publication Explores IWRM in the Caribbean

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."

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GWP-C Spearheads the Launch of New Tools and Resources for the Caribbean Water Sector

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.

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GWP-C Helps Bring Together Caribbean Organisations in Water and Wastewater to Strengthen Regional Cooperation

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.

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Extension Notice for Consultancy Services: Revision of the Antigua and Barbuda Draft National Water Policy

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.

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The Global Water Partnership Annual Consulting Partners Meeting to be held in Trinidad in June

Each year, the Global Water Partnership (GWP) holds an Annual Consulting Partners (CP) Meeting in Stockholm, Sweden home of the global Secretariat. The CP Meeting is a consultative approach in which Partners recommend actions to be taken, which is fundamental to the operation of the GWP network, which spans over 2,900 partner organisations in more than 180 countries.

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GWP Sponsors McGill University’s Online Course

The Global Water Partnership (GWP) has sponsorship available for participants from partner organisations to complete the online course in “Integrated and Adaptive Water Resources Planning, Management and Governance” which is being offered by McGill University’s Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.