On this page, we present upcoming events that may be of interest to our Partners or anyone interested in water-related activities. Global Water Partnership-Caribbean (GWP-C) hosts and or participates in the events (indicated). However, we sometimes list external events that are of general interest.

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Dresden Nexus Conference 2020

The third Dresden Nexus Conference (DNC2020) will take place 3–5 June under the theme “Circular Economy in a Sustainable Society”. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the event will be held online.

World Environment Day

Since 1974, World Environment Day has been celebrated every year on 5 June; engaging governments, businesses, celebrities and citizens to focus their efforts on a pressing environmental issue.

Zambia Water Week 2020

Starting this year, Zambia will be commemorating the second week of June every year as the Zambia Water Week. GWP Southern Africa is one of the Partners behind the event, held 7-13 June in Lusaka, Zambia.

2020 IFC Sustainability Exchange

With communities around the world facing unprecedented challenges, staying connected and collaborative is more important than ever. As people strive to keep learning from each other and innovating for the future, IFC will pilot a condensed virtual Sustainability Exchange on 17 June.

Water Innovation Europe 2020

Water Europe is moving forward with an all-digital edition of its annual conference Water Innovation Europe (WIE) 2020. It will be an online ‘Innovative Water Week’ 22-26 June, with online plenary sessions, digital working group meetings, digital networking and digital exhibition opportunities.

Danube Day 2020

Danube Day invites you to celebrate one of Europe's greatest river systems and the people and wildlife that rely on it.

Global Water Summit 2020

The Global Water Summit is an annual water industry event that attracts high-level executives from the industries, municipalities and international water companies. The 2020 edition was originally set for on 29-31 March in Madrid, Spain, but due to the worldwide Coronavirus crisis, the date was changed to 30 August - 1 September.

IWA Digital Water Summit

The International Water Association (IWA) is organising the first IWA Digital Water Summit - the original dates were set to 27-30 April in Bilbao, Spain, however due to the worldwide Corinavirus crisis new dates have been announced: 30 November - 3 December. The event is designed to bring together water technology providers and water utilities with a focus on business and industry.

The Caribbean Science Symposium on Water

In March 2021, the Global Water Partnership-Caribbean (GWP-C) will hold a Caribbean Science Symposium on Water; the first of its kind for the region. Its main theme will be “Building Resilience in the Regional Water Sector to Address Climatological and Hydrological Risks and Threats.”