News and Activities

Below are news articles on GWP-C as well as news items on activities of its partners.

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Register Now for the First-Ever GWP-C Caribbean Science Symposium on Water

The Caribbean Science Symposium on Water by the Global Water Partnership-Caribbean (GWP-C), takes place virtually on March 23rd – 25th, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Atlantic Standard Time (AST) on each day. The theme of the event is “Building Resilience in the Regional Water Sector to Address Climatological and Hydrological Risks and Threats.”
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Voices from Women Leaders in the GWP-C Network – International Women’s Day 2021

Each year on March 8th, the United Nations’ (UN) International Women’s Day provides a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to recognise acts of courage and determination by women around the globe. It is a global day for celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.
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FAO Vacancy: Land Bank Consultant in Grenada

The Sub-Regional Office for the Caribbean (SLC) is responsible for developing, promoting, overseeing and implementing agreed strategies for addressing sub-regional food, agriculture and rural development priorities. It develops and maintains relations with sub-region wide institutions including Regional Economic Integration Organizations (REIOs). The Sub-Regional Office is a subsidiary of the Food and Agriculture Organisation’s (FAO’s) Regional Office for the Latin America and the Caribbean (RLC).
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GWP-C and HELP Consultation: Principles for Addressing Water-Related Disaster Risk Reduction during the COVID-19 Pandemic

As climate change and variability have increased the occurrence of disasters such as hurricanes, floods and droughts in the Caribbean region, governments have begun to give greater priority to disaster risk reduction (DRR) efforts. Many efforts are being made to build capacity, influence policies and develop strategies to better equip countries and their populations to become more resilient to water-related disasters.