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The Water Forum - Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2020

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) is a global platform for accelerating the world’s sustainable development. At the heart of ADSW is the World Future Energy Summit, and The Water Forum, which brings the global water industry together to tackle the challenges of water scarcity. The dates for this are 13-16 January 2020.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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International Day of Women and Girls in Science

The International Day of Women and Girls in Science is celebrated on 11 February - it is implemented by UNESCO and UN-Women, in collaboration with institutions and civil society partners. The day aligns with GWP's Gender Strategy, which addresses diversity and inclusion, social equity, and women's role in the integrated and sustainable management of water resources.
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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.
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International Women's Day 2020

International Women's Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality. It takes place on 8 March every year since 1911.
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World Ocean Summit 2020

The Economist Group’s World Ocean Initiative organises the 7th edition of the World Ocean Summit on 9-10 March in Tokyo, Japan.