GWP is inviting its Partners to the Annual Network Meeting – for the first time in a ‘Follow-the-Sun’ format. It is a format that allows GWP to consult with Partners in each region over a 24-hour period. Partners participate in a 2-hour session in each region (in their language and time zone), and then every region […]
Stockholm World Water Week (WWW) is an annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. It is organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). This year, the event takes place on 26-31 August and its main thematic scope is: “Water, ecosystems and human development”. As in previous years, Global Water Partnership (GWP) will be […]
In the most recent “Nature Scientific Reports” the A. Luijendijk with the team presented a global overview of coastal beaches. Luijendijk et al used freely available optical satellite images in conjunction with sophisticated image interrogation and analysis methods, to asses the occurrence of sandy beaches and rates of shoreline change. Based on pixel-based supervised classifcation, they […]
Water scarcity and droughts have direct impacts on the citizens and economic sectors that use and depend on water, such as agriculture, tourism, industry, energy and transport. Water scarcity and droughts also have broader impacts on natural resources at large such as through biodiversity, water quality, increased risks of forest fires and soil impoverishment. Drought […]
The Summer School “Towards 2030 Agenda: A summer school for climate change, innovation and youth advocacy in water management” will take place on 1-6 July 2018 at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences in Warsaw, Poland. Global Water Partnership Central and Eastern Europe has designed this summer school to enhance skills of students currently enrolled […]
In June 2018, a “Sub-regional workshop on improving small-scale water supplies for better health” will take place in Dessau, Germany. More information: Invitation Scope and purpose Logistics information
A new report has been published: “Benefits of European river restoration schemes. An analysis of 13 case studies aiming to integrate improvement of ecological conditions and flood risk mitigation”. You can download it here.
GWP Central and Eastern Europe successfully completed a project on innovative wastewater treatment, developed in cooperation with IRIDRA and the Water Science Institute in Slovenia. The project was supported by the EU Joint Research Centre and was implemented in Kamniška Bistrica River Basin Slovenia during the years 2016-2017. You can find more information on this […]
World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about focusing attention on the importance of water. This year’s theme, ‘Nature for Water’, explores nature-based solutions (NBS) to the water challenges we face in the 21st century. You can find more information here and here.
The IIWQ Water Quality Portal is a free visualiser of satellite derived water quality information for worldwide lakes and rivers. A global set of parameters in 90m spatial resolution is provided on a continental base for each of the UNESCO Regions. Access to time series products in 30m spatial resolution is available for pilot regions, […]