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.

Global Water Awards 2020. Deadline 31 January.

New donor collaboration launches a call for small grants in Prespa. Deadline 21 February.

The 9th World Water Forum: Call for participation in Action Groups and Consultative Groups. Deadline 28 February.

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World Economic Forum 2020

The 2020 edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting takes place in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, on 21-24 January.

Webinar: Water, Migration and Rural Development: What Do We Know?

Organised under the framework of the water and migration working group of WASAG (Global Framework for Water Scarcity in Agriculture) and the MARIS network (Migration, Agriculture and Resilience: Initiative for Sustainability), this webinar aims to share knowledge on linkages between water insecurity and outmigration from rural areas.

54th Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum

The IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) in collaboration with the Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD) and partners are organising the 54th Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF 54) in Mombasa, Kenya, on 27-29 January.

World Wetlands Day 2020

On 2 February, World Wetlands Day is celebrated worldwide. The aim is to raise global awareness about the vital role of wetlands for people and our planet. Wetlands and Biodiversity is the theme for 2020.

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Science and gender equality are both vital for the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals, including the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. On 11 February, the United Nations, partners worldwide, women and girls will mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

Roorkee Water Conclave 2020

The Indian Institute of Technology and the National Institute of Hydrology Roorke jointly organise a biannual, international conference on water issues. On 26-28 February 2020, the Roorkee Water Conclave will be held on the topic of "Hydrological Aspects of Climate Change". It takes place in Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India.

IWA Digital Water Summit

The International Water Association (IWA) is organising the first IWA Digital Water Summit in Bilbao, Spain, on 27-30 April. The event is designed to bring together water technology providers and water utilities with a focus on business and industry.