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.

SDC Calls for Proposals: "Nature based solutions for water" & "Boosting collaborative action for improved water quality". Deadline 21 January 2019. 

Nominations for the Global Water Awards 2019. Deadline 31 January 2019.

Good Practices, Success Stories and Lessons Learned in SDG Implementation. Deadline 28 February 2019.


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World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2019

The World Economic Forum (WEF) engages the world's foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. It takes place in Davos, Switzerland on 22-25 January.

1st World Summit on Leaving No One Behind

The 1st World Water Summit on Leaving No One Behind will look to find ground-breaking technical and governance solutions for the topic of “Leaving No One Behind”, bringing governance leaders and funding agencies together. The Summit aims to fill a need that is not yet met by other water conferences and provides a kick-off event as part of the 2019 UN-Water campaign on this theme. It is held 7-8 February in Geneva, Switzerland.

5th Arab Water Week

The Arab Water Week (AWW) is a high-profile international and regional event promoted to attract decision makers, water management practitioners, and professional organisations internationally and in the Arab region. The fifth edition of the event takes place 3-7 March in Jordan.

The Geoscience & Society Summit 2019

The Geoscience and Society Summit: Bridges to Global Health, Resilience and Sustainability (GSS-2019) is an international conference with workshops that will take place from 18-21 March 2019 in Stockholm, Sweden.

1st WASAG International Forum on Water Scarcity in Agriculture

Under the patronage of Cabo Verde, in collaboration with Italy and FAO, WASAG announces its 1st International Forum on Water Scarcity in Agriculture to be held in Praia, Cabo Verde on 19-22 March, to coincide with the celebrations of the World Water Day 2019 which this year adopts the theme of ‘Leaving no one behind’.

Water Market Europe 2019

Water management is one of the greatest challenges facing the food & drink sector today, with far-reaching implications for society, as well as the competitiveness and sustainability of all food and drink manufacturers. Water Market Europe 2019 is focusing on the food & drink sector that covers the full water cycle and has a high impact on climate challenges. It is held 20-21 March in Brussels, Belgium.

World Water Day 2019

This World Water Day, 22nd March, is about tackling the water crisis by addressing the reasons why so many people are being left behind.

River Basin Management 2019

River Basin Management 2019 is the 10th Conference in a series which marks the growing international interest in the planning, design and management of river basin systems. The event will cover all aspects of Hydrology, Ecology, Environmental Management, Flood Plains and Wetlands. It takes place in Alicante, Spain.