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29 May 2013 to 31 May 2013
in Delft (Netherlands)
Organised byUNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education

In the face of rising challenges for, and mixed experiences with, water
sector capacity development, the 5th Delft Symposium will address: */Who is
taking the lead/*/in k//nowledge and capacity development// across sectors,
disciplines and other boundaries so it can be //leveraged //to //become
more effective and efficient//?/

/For more information visit:

6 October 2014 to 17 October 2014
in Turin (Italy)
Organised byPAGE UN partners i.e. UNEP, ILO, UNIDO, UNITAR and UNDP

The ILO, UNEP, UNIDO, UNITAR, and UNDP are very pleased to announce the
upcoming first *global Academy on the Green Economy*, an inter-regional
learning and knowledge sharing event to support countries’ transition
towards inclusive, resource and energy efficient, greener economies.
Hosted by the International Training Centre of the International Labour
Organisation (ITC-ILO) from 6 to 17 October 2014 in Turin, Italy, the Academy
is organized within the framework of the *Partnership for Action on Green
Economy (PAGE)*.

From28 September 2016

On September 28, 1-3pm, the World Water Development Report will be launched
with the MEP Water Group and the EU Council at the European Parliament. The
development of the WWDR, coordinated by the World Water Assessment Programme
(WWAP), is a joint effort of the UN agencies and entities which make up
UN-Water, working in partnership with governments, international
organizations, non-governmental organizations and other stakeholders (see
more...) [1]


From25 March 2015
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byDEVCO

At least half of child under nutrition (stunting) can be attributed to
faecally-transmitted infections. In consequence, water, sanitation and
hygiene (WASH) should be much higher on the global development agenda. This
lunch-time conference has been organised by DEVCO C5 Water, Energy and
Infrastrucutures. Guest Speaker is Prof. Robert Chambers of the Institute of
DEvelopment Studies, University of Brighton, UK. For

5 March 2014 to 7 March 2014
in Sofia, 1784 (Bulgaria)

Save the Planet Exhibition and Conference [1] encourage the technology transfer to the South-East European market, which is in a major need of advanced equipment in the waste management, recycling and environment sectors. It will provide participants with a quick market entry opportunity – they will meet face-to-face new partners and customers, searching for innovative products & services needed to achieve their waste minimization and recycling goals. [1]

From22 March 2009

The World Water day is on the 22 March  and The World Water Day 2009 website
[1] is now online. This year the theme for World Water Day is "Shared Water -
Shared Opportunities". Special focus will be placed on transboundary waters

Please note that a lot of new material is now available, including the World
Water Day brochure in English, French, Spanish, Arabic and Chinese - and even

*People from all over the world have contributed with information about
events and sent us photographs.*


14 August 2016 to 26 August 2016
in Oxford (United Kingdom)
Organised byJointly run by Global Climate Adaptation Partnership and Smith School of Enterprise & the Environment, Oxford University

‘The course is structured to prepare future leaders capable to deal with a
complex and wicked problem like climate change and adapting to climate
change.  It marries an understanding of the complexity of climate science
and climate data with the skills that are needed to be a change agent and
leader in that field.’ Mo Hamza, Oxford Adaptation Academy Principal, Lead
Author and Editor of the World Disasters Report 2015 

12 May 2014 to 15 May 2014
in (Fiji)
Organised byOrganised by DEVCO C2 and hosted by the EU Delegation in Fiji

*UPDATE: All presentations from this seminar are now available here [1]. *

The seminar will address the following topics (the list is not exhaustive)
1.EU water policies and programmes: Agenda for Change, SWIM etc.

2.Water for economic growth: opportunities and challenges for a greener

3.Water-energy-agriculture nexus

4.Mainstreaming climate change and environment in development projects

5.Identify and support opportunities for Green Economy in development

6.Presentations and subjects submitted by Delegations

7.Blending Mechanism – Pacific Investment Facility for WatSan and Energy

8.Field visit of EC funded projects and innovative experiences in the region

9.Renewable Energy

The course will be based on cross-cutting and comparative analysis of the
political support in different countries

[1] http://capacity4more.acc/public-water_and_sanitation/event/pacific-semin...

28 June 2011 to 30 June 2011
in Brussels (Belgium)

This 3 day seminar is tailored for 35-40 participants from EU delegations,
headquarters as well as representatives of donor organisations (EIB, OECD,
WB/WSP, IRC, bilateral donors and others) as well representatives of partner
countries. The objective of the seminar is to provide participants with a
deeper understanding of the current challenges in water supply and

28 May 2009 to 29 May 2009

*Aim of the conference *

This open international conference is intended as an arena for discussions
around recent findings in the
field of integrated water resources management (IWRM).
This conference will show the major findings from the EC-funded FP6 project
The conference is open and external oral presentations are highly encouraged.
Contributions from reseachers,
water managers, river basin planners and policy makers will be emphasised.
Besides oral presentations in plenary and parallel session, break-out working
groups discussing various
IWRM-issues will ensure active participation of all attendance.

*Questions to be addressed*

* How to use research results in operational water management?
* How can the science-policy interactions and stakeholder participation be
* What are the lessons learnt and tools in IWRM