GWP in the News 2019

A collection of news items featuring the Global Water Partnership or GWP representatives.

August 2019

GWP-Caribbean and Statistical Institute of Jamaica Publish Handbook on SDG 6 Monitoring (IISD Reporting Services)

July 2019

‘Water security a growing challenge’ (The Nation, Pakistan)

Death of the delta in Sindh (Geo News)

3 Efforts to Improve Water Management in Armenia (The Borgen Project) 

HLPF Side Event Highlights Critical Role of Water in Integrated SDG Action (IISD Reporting Services) 

Water supply remains a daunting task (ReliefWeb)

Water supply remains a daunting task (New Era Newspaper)

Water, crucial to achieve the SDGs under review at the HLPF 2019 (IISD Reporting Services)

Trinidadian businessman achieves second Scottish University masters degree (insider.co.uk)

Botswana Water Partnership accredited to GWPO (Smart Water Magazine)

Addressing water challenges in the Caribbean (Smart Water Magazine)

June 2019

Uganda develops NAP for the agricultural sector (UNDP)

Uganda develops NAP for the agricultural sector (ReliefWeb)

Water resources management key to Africa's sustainable development (Smart Water Magazine) 

Delhi to lose groundwate level by 2020, a study (Skymet Weather)

Delhi Is Running out of Water, and It Is Everybody's Problem (The Wire)

Global Water Partnership CEO on effective leadership (Oxford Water Network - University of Oxford)

Water for peace and development (The News International Pakistan) 

St. Kitts-Nevis Hosts National Training Workshop On Drought Risk Management (ZIZOnline)

WMO and GWP strengthen climate-resilient water management (ReliefWeb)

WMO and GWP strengthen climate-resilient water management (WMO)

May 2019

Resilience in the Limpopo Basin Program (Globalwaters.org)

Building resilience to climate change and suitable health systems (Caribbean News Now)

Achieving resiliency in water and wastewater utilities in the Danube region (Nalas)

A&B represented at workshop to develop climate resilient water activities (Antigua Observer)

NBI Secretariat welcomes new ED, Prof. Seifeldin from Sudan (The Independent Uganda)

Caribbean Water Sector Stakeholders To Develop Resilience Projects (Jamaica Gleaner)

Preparing to Adapt: The Untold Story of Water in Climate Change Adaptation Processes (Reliefweb)

AUDA-NEPAD engages stakeholders on the PIDA Water Programme (IPPmedia)

EUROCLIMA+ boosts risk management of droughts and floods in the Andes (ReliefWeb)

EUROCLIMA+ boosts risk management of droughts and floods in the Andes (World Meterological Organization)

China's environmental improvement efforts make real progress: expert (Xinhua)

April 2019

Farakka Committee for basin-based water management (The Daily Star)

NAP Expo Fosters Partnerships for National Adaptation Planning (IISD Reporting Services)

GWP Issues Guidance on Water Action in NAPs (IISD Reporting Services)

Climate Change: National Adaptation Plans Technical Guidelines Launched (OOSKA News)

What is Resilience Frontiers? (Innovators Magazine)

Provincial water management body seeks passage of water code (Cebu Daily News)

To ‘Leave no one behind’ : Can Sri Lanka achieve this? (Sri Lanka Sunday Observer)

World Water Day - March 22: Leaving no one behind! (Sri Lanka Daily Mirror)

March 2019

How ‘liquid of life’ is under threat in the Middle East (Arab News)

I'ts Simple, but Requires Determination (IPPmedia)

Water sector professionals brainstorm on challenges (IPPmedia)

International Women’s Day: Think equal, build smart, innovate for change give a proper school for girls (Sri Lanka Daily Mirror)

It’s Simple, but Requires Determination (IPS News Agency)

Peer-to-peer learning in International Water Law and Water Governance (Smart Water Magazine)

February 2019

Countries supported on drought through global initiative (Smart Water Magazine)

GWP Promotes IWRM, “Water Integrity” in West Africa (IISD Reporting Services)

Implementing rainwater harvesting systems with a geomembrane bag in Honduras and El Salvador (Smart Water Magazine)

Woman running 100 marathons in 100 days stops in Arizona to meet Olympian Michael Phelps (AZCentral.com)

January 2019

FEATURE: Water – how to mobilise enough action on this crux adaptation issue? (CDKN)

A Water Crisis Is Brewing Between South Asia’s Arch-Rivals (Bloomberg)

Water crisis brews between India and Pakistan as rivers run dry (The Times of India)

GlobalWaterWorks Salutes #RunningDry Movement and Invites Use of NRWA Savings Engine to Save Water, Save Energy and Save Money (Associated Press)

Video: Greece's first vertical garden on public building in Thessaloniki (Tornos News - International Edition)

Thessaloniki plants Greece’s first vertical garden (Greek City Times)

The non-stop waste of water (Nature.com)

UNESCO, UNECE Bring Groundwater into South America Policy Discussions (IISD Reporting Services)

WWC, GWP Explore Investment Opportunities for Climate-resilient Water Infrastructure (IISD Reporting Services)

Honorary Professor Howard Bamsey appointed Chair of Global Water Partnership (GWP) (Australian National University)

Global Water Partnership (GWP) appoints New Chair (Smart Water Magazine)

Global Water Partnership Names Howard Bamsey New Chair (Water Canada)