GWP PAN ASIA Workshop on ‘Innovative Urban Water Management’:14-15 July 2016

GWP PAN ASIA Workshop on ‘Innovative Urban Water Management’ is scheduled to be held on 14 and 15 July 2016 at Singapore PUB Water Hub, Singapore with the objective of promoting the exchange of experience and knowledge on innovative urban water management approaches in Asia, among the four GWP Regional Water Partnerships and key Asian Regional Organisations.

The Workshop will be held back-to-back with the Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) which will be held from 10 to 14 July 2016 at Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. Represnetatives from GWP Asian Regioal Water Partnerships and GWPO will aslo be attending for the SIWW.   

The specific objectives of the GWP PAN ASIA workshop are;

  • To take stock of innovative approaches on urban water management that exist in each of the four Asian Regions (Central Asia, China, South Asia and South East Asia), with special attention on areas: water governance, equitable water supply and sanitation systems, effective wastewater management, storm water and flood management.
  • To introduce the concept of Integrated Urban Water Management with case studies from various cities in the world and a special emphasis in the case of Singapore.
  • To highlight potential areas of collaboration and interests of project proposal development.
  • To review on-going and other potential Pan Asian key activities and events.

The expected participants of the workshop includes representatives from GWPO, GWP Central Asia and Caucasus (GWP CACENA), GWP China, GWP South Asia (GWP SAS), GWP South East Asia (GWP SEA) and Regional Organisations in the water sector who will also be attending SIWW. GWP SEA being the host of the workshop is expecting nearly 40 participants for the workshop.