Opportunities: New Water Jobs and IWRM Resources

Job Opportunity: GWPO IWRM Knowledge Management Specialist

The Global Water Partnership (GWP) is looking for a highly motivated, creative, and e-conversant Knowledge Management Specialist who can provide technical leadership on topics related to Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) and water governance.

The role focuses on GWP’s aim to leverage the role of knowledge and learning in engaging and mobilising a broader community of stakeholders to improve the management of water resources through strengthened institutions and good governance. Specifically, the IWRM Knowledge Management Specialist provides technical leadership on how to build a global IWRM knowledge community, stimulating discussions and the sharing of experiences and insights across and beyond the Partnership by leading efforts to ensure the IWRM ToolBox is a vital, and broadly owned and used resource of knowledge communities.

Application Deadline: August 31st, 2020 (midnight CEST). Get full details here.

Call for Proposals for Gender and SDG Study

The Global Water Partnership (GWP-C) has issued a Call for Proposals for a Gender and SDG Study.

The objective of the consultancy is, by means of literature analysis and structured interviews, to contribute to a better understanding among key target audiences (water and environment managers in national governments, international organisations, etc.) on the multiple benefits of more fully integrating gender considerations into water resources management and empowering women’s participation, so as to contribute to accelerating achievement of SDG 6.5.1 (Degree of Integrated Water Resources Management Implementation) and other related SDG targets.

Submission Deadline: August 28th, 2020. Get full details here.

INBO Webinar: Water Information Systems, Governance and Remote Sensing

SAVE THE DATE! The International Network of Basin Organizations (INBO) is hosting a webinar on September 15th, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. CEST on "Water information systems, governance and the interest of remote sensing: For an informed water resources management at national and basin levels.”

Programme available here.

Register here.

New Resource: IWRA Policy Brief on "Want Progress in Water? Let Women Lead"

The International Water Resources Association (IWRA) recently released a Policy Brief titled “Want Progress in Water? Let Women Lead.” The new publication looks closely at the role women play in water resource management. Download the Policy Brief here.