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.

Young Water Fellowship 2019. Deadline 24 March.

Young Champions of the Earth 2019. Deadline 31 March.

2019 Thiess International Riverprize. Deadline 31 March.

Proposals for the Global Best Practice Programme. Deadline 30 May.

Nations: Call for expressions of interest to organize the 10th World Water Forum in March 2024. Deadline 1 June.


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Land and Water Days 2019

The Near East and North Africa (NENA) Land and Water Days are being convened on 31 March - 4 April in Cairo, Egypt, to review the progress made in addressing water scarcity in the region and foster exchange of knowledge and experience among countries and partners.


GWP Central America is organising a session on International Water Resources Management (IWRM) as cross-cutting axis of sustainability for the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG6). The event takes place at the Latin American Sanitation Congress LATINOSAN, whic is held 1-3 April in Costa Rica.

2019 Water for Food Global Conference

The Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska (DWFI) is hosting the 2019 Water for Food Global Conference, April 29-30, at Nebraska Innovation Campus in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

Danube Drought Conference

The Danube Drought Conference will take place on 7-8 May 2019 in Vienna, Austria.

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.

UNESCO International Water Conference

Leveraging the intersectoral management of water resources for sustainable water security and peace, UNESCO brings together actors and partners to share innovative solutions to contemporary challenges. The International Water Conference is held 13-14 May in Paris, France.

Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction is a biennial multi-stakeholder forum established by the UN General Assembly to review progress, share knowledge and discuss the latest developments and trends in reducing disaster risk. In 2019, it is held 13-17 May in Geneva, Switzerland.