News and Activities

Read below for news and activities relating to the GWP SAS region

/ South Asia

Mitigate Disaster Risks

'Operationalising SDGs to mitigate future disaster risks' news article was written by Kusum Athukorala, a Senior Advisor and RC member of Sri Lanka Water Partnership to one of Sri Lanka's leading daily newspapers "Daily News" on 2 June 2017.
/ Central Asia and Caucasus, China, South Asia, Southeast Asia

The Regional Workshop on Transboundary Water Cooperation

A regional workshop on ‘Transboundary Water Cooperation in the context of the SDGs in South Asia and beyond’ was held in Pokhara, Nepal from 23 and 24 May 2017.
/ Central Asia and Caucasus, China, South Asia, Southeast Asia

Workshop on Transboundary Water Cooperation in South Asia and Beyond

GWP South Asia, GWP and GWP Nepal in cooperation with the Geneva Water Hub and UNESCO-IHE are organising a regional workshop on Transboundary Water Cooperation in the context of the SDGs in South Asia and beyond in Pokhara, Nepal on 23 and 24 May 2017. Thereafter, an Inter-Regional Coordination Meeting will be held on the 25 May with the representation of the four Asian Regional Water Partnerships – Central Asia, China, South Asia and South-East Asia.
/ South Asia

World Water Day 2017 Celebration - 27 March, India

India Water Partnership (IWP), International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) and Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) jointly celebrated the World Water Day 2017 on 27 March 2017 at Water Technology Centre, IARI campus, PUSA, New Delhi, India.
/ South Asia

World Water Day 2017

Sri Lanka Water partnership (SLWP) together with the Wetland Management Unit of Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and Development Cooperation (SLLRDC) organised an Interactive seminar on Water and Wetlands for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to mark the World Water Day 2017 (WWD 2017).
/ South Asia

India Water Partnership builds resilience through promoting safe drinking water

India Water Partnership (IWP) in association with one of its network partners SM Sehgal Foundation supported by CAWST (Canada) organised a four day workshop-cum-training programme from 28 February to 3 March 2017 in Samastipur District of Bihar, India on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage (HWTS). The workshop raised awareness on issues around WASH and possible solutions and built capacities of the participants on HWTS. It assisted in establishing a stronger water network in Bihar by also including activists involved in other programmes.