/ Global

International Youth Day 2020

12 August was designated International Youth Day by the UN General Assembly in 1999, and serves as an annual celebration of the role of young women and men as essential partners in change, and an opportunity to raise awareness of challenges and problems facing the world’s youth.
/ Global

World Humanitarian Day 2020

World Humanitarian Day is held every year on 19 August to pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service, and to rally support for people affected by crises around the world.
- / Global

GWP at WWWeek At Home

To bridge the gap between the 2019 and 2021 Stockholm World Water Weeks, the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) invited convenors to host a virtual adaptation of their World Water Week 2020-approved sessions between 24 and 28 August. The week goes under the umbrella of #WWWeek At Home. GWP co-convened several sessions.
/ China, Global, South Asia, Southeast Asia

Workshop on SDG indicator 6.5.2 on Transboundary Water Cooperation

The Asia Region Online Workshop Supporting the Monitoring and Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) indicator 6.5.2 on Transboundary Water Cooperation is held virtually on 17 September. GWP is one of the partners behind the workshop.
- / Global

Korea International Water Week 2020

The 2020 edition of the Korea International Water Week is being held on 21-23 September in Daegu, Republic of Korea. The main theme is "Sustainable Water Management for Humans and Nature".
- / Global

Climate Week NYC 2020

Climate Week NYC 2020 is held 21-27 September, composed of hundreds of digital events from around the world, as well as some physical events in New York City, USA. The week is hosted by the Climate Group, in association with the United Nations and the City of New York.
/ Global

Water and Peace Conference

The Global Water Alliance (GWA), Drexel Peace Engineering and the Water Center at Penn is organising the 2020 conference on Water and Peace on 24 September. The event will be held online.
/ Global

United Nations Summit on Biodiversity

The United Nations Summit on Biodiversity is convened by the President of the General Assembly on 30 September, at the level of Heads of State and Government under the theme of “Urgent action on biodiversity for sustainable development.”
/ Eastern Africa, Global

Launch of the DRESS-EA Project

GWP Eastern Africa and four riparian countries – Djibouti, Kenya, Sudan, and Uganda – have received funding from the Adaptation Fund through the Sahara and Sahel Observatory (OSS) to implement the project on “Strengthening Drought Resilience for Smallholder Farmers and Pastoralists in the IGAD Region” - the DRESS-EA project. A formal launch of the project takes place online on 6 October.