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2nd GCF MED Training: Special Focus on Gender

Responding to the demand expressed by Mediterranean countries to accelerate access to GCF opportunities for adaptation projects, the 2nd Technical Workshop on GCF Project Preparation for Transformational Cli-mate Resilience Water Projects in the Mediterranean, with emphasis on Gender objectives and require-ments, was organised online, on Thursday, 11 February 2021, 09:30-12:30 CET.
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Learning Workshop addresses gender aspects in sustainable development in the Drin basin

An online Learning workshop on Gender Equality (GE) and Sustainable Development in the Drin basin took place on 21 December 2020 with the participation of more than 55 representatives from gender related institutions, academia, civil society, youth activists and media from Albania, Kosovo* , Montenegro and North Macedonia.
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World Wetlands Day 2021: "Wetland and Water"

World Wetlands Day is celebrated on 2 February every year to raise global awareness about the vital role of wetlands for people and our planet. The 2021 theme shines a spotlight on wetlands as a source of freshwater and encourages actions to restore them and stop their loss.
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Interlinkages between forest management and water resources in the Drin basin analysed in transboundary capacity building workshop

The challenges and cross-sectoral benefits of sustainable forest and water management in the Drin basin were discussed during the two-day capacity building workshop. Practitioners and decision makers from the Drin river basin countries gathered virtually on the 16 and 17 December 2020 to discuss the crucial interlinkages between sustainable forest management and integrated water resources management in addressing environmental and social challenges in the region.
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National Nexus consultation meeting in Albania brings together stakeholders from all related sectors

An online consultation on the Nexus in Albania held online on 14 December brought together more than 50 stakeholders and experts to discuss how to overcome barriers and coordinate actions to apply the Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems Nexus approach, achieving cross-sectoral benefits for all. The meeting, which gathered representatives from key institutions from related sectors, was convened by GWP-Med and UNECE in the frame of the SEE Nexus project, which is supported by the Austrian Development Agency.
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3rd African Young Water Professionals Forum at Cairo Water Week 2020

GWP-Med, as key partner to the Cairo Water Week since its launch in 2018, co-organised and facilitated a day-event and two sessions, giving a strong message for enhanced focus on facilitating investments in the water sector, the role of gender in water diplomacy and mobilizing Young Professionals in the fight to meet the SDGs.