During the month of May, ten workshops were held in the different regions of Honduras to raise awareness on the steps taken by the government to prepare for the implementation of SDG 6 in the country, as well as to promote that the Goal is included in local and territorial planning. They were also an opportunity to share information on GWP's campaign #ActOnSDG6.
Zimbabwe held the Water Resources Infrastructure Investment Conference from the 4th to the 5th June as part of the Government’s bid to mobilise resources for the accelerated development of the country’s water infrastructure.
The Global Water Partnership held its Regional Days 2018 - its annual gathering of the Global and Regional Secretariats staff and Chairs (13 Regional Water Partnerships) - in Budapest, Hungary, from 22-25 May 2018.
Global Water Partnership participated at the development partner coordination meeting in Nairobi, Kenya to discuss the development and implementation of the National Climate Change Action Plan (NCCAP) (2018 – 2022).
Global Water Partnership Southern Africa in May organized and facilitated the National workshop on Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans (NAP-Ag) in Zambia to raise awareness about climate challenges and response strategies of the country and understanding the process of planning NAP both overall and in the agriculture sector.
The Global Water Partnership-Mediterranean (GWP-Med) is seeking to hire an Individual Consultant in the framework of the project ‘Making Water Cooperation Happen in the Mediterranean’, in relation to its activity line “Support to the UfM Water Agenda – Component 2“.
A set of structured and operational meetings took place on 3-4 May 2018, in Brussels, in the premises of the European Commission, with the aim to progress on the work of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Water Agenda and its Financial Strategy.
Aiming to make the youth’s voice heard in view of integrated water resources management, climate change adaptation and sustainable development, GWP-Med facilitates a youth dialogue entitled “Tunisia Youth mobilized for water and climate”. The dialogue started with a first workshop on 26th December 2017 and is continuing with a second workshop on the 25th May 2018, Tunis, Tunisia.
Aiming to foster youth involvement in the water and climate action in Mauritania, GWP-Med is organizing in collaboration with the Mauritanian NGO “AISER, Citoyenneté et Droits Humains” a training cycle composed of a series of three workshops targeting youth active in local NGOs. The workshops will be organized in the framework of the Water, Climate and Development Programme (WACDEP) implemented in Mauritania by GWP-Med. At the end of the training workshops, participants’ capacities are expected to be enhanced in relation to climate change risks evaluation, adaptation actions identification and projects proposals formulation and funds leverage.
On 26 April 2018, a successful meeting was held in Nouakchott in Mauritania between GWP-Med, the National Center for Water Resources in Mauritania (CNRE) and the Regional Centre of Agro-Hydro-Meteorology (AGRHYMET) leading to collaboration agreement on concrete steps to support CNRE on water resources monitoring and evaluation as well as hydro-climate services delivery.