GWP in the News 2019

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

April 2019

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 (

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 (

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)