Webinar Series: Water and Climate

In July 2020, a webinar series will be held on “Coordinating, Implementing, and Financing National Climate and Water Policy Frameworks”. It has been developed by Cap-Net, UNDP, Global Water Partnership, AGWA, SIWI, and the Water Governance Facility. The webinars will highlight and contribute to strengthening climate and water linkages in national frameworks such as NDCs, NAPs, and various investment mechanisms.

The webinars aim to improve the coordination across climate and water decision-makers and professionals; provide examples of coordination and implantation mechanisms and introduce the financing landscape of climate and water.

All webinars will be held in Zoom. The link will be shared after you complete the registration form. Join us: connect, learn & share!

9 JULY 2020: Supporting the NDCs under the Paris Agreement
In our first webinar we discuss how improved cross-sector understanding and knowledge among climate and water decision-makers and professionals contribute to improved coordination between climate change and water decision-making. It will introduce a practical tool for identifying climate and water inter-linkages.

Speakers: Ingrid Timboe, AGWA; David Hebart Coleman, SIWI; Håkan Tropp, SIWI; Marianne Kjellén, UNDP; Case study 1: Marcelo Mena, Center for Climate Action at PUCV and former Minister of Environment, Chile; Case study 2: Joachim A. Abungba, Water Resources Commission, Ghana.

16 JULY: Implementation
The second webinar aims to help countries understand the different processes and tools that can help in adaptation planning and implementation, starting from the strategic level adaptation planning to local level adaptation actions.

Speakers: Kidane Jembere, GWP; David Hebart Coleman, SIWI; Anjali Lohani, GWP; Ingrid Timboe, AGWA.

23 JULY: Climate finance
The third webinar introduces three main global climate finance mechanisms and explores the role of GCF - understanding its mandate, investment criteria, operational modalities, funding windows, and procedures for accessing resources for climate resilient water initiatives. 

Speakers: Alex Simalabwi, GWP SAF; Andiswa Nyongwana, GWP SAF; Anjali Lohani, GWP; Rene Schieritz, GWP SAF; Alastair Morrison, former Water Sector Senior Specialist at GCF.