World Water Day is Coming

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.

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WorldWaterQuality.org

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…

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Hidrological model “Xanthos”

Xanthos is an open-source hydrologic model, written in Python, designed to quantify and analyse global water availability. Xanthos simulates historical and future global water availability on a monthly time step at a spatial resolution of 0.5 geographic degrees. Xanthos was designed to be extensible and used by scientists that study…

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EUSBSR Annual Forum 2018

The 9th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR will be held in Tallinn on 4 – 5 June 2018. The Forum will be hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia together with the Baltic Development Forum in close cooperation with the European Commission and other partners. About 700 participants…

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“Waters Promise”

This week a video called “Waters Promise” was demonstrated to the leaders of the world in UN General Assembly in New York. [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnHjBheHPGA[/embedyt]

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Reflections on GWP CEE summer school

Vilnius University hydrometeorology master studies program Ist year student Rasa Garbenčiūtė I heard of GWP CEE (Global Water Partnership in Central and Eastern Europe) hosted summer school “Sustainable development of water resources – current challenges and possibilities” through PI „Vandens namai“ and Vilnius University hydrology and climatology cathedral provided information…

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Stockholm World Water Week

The 2017 Stockholm World Water Week will be held 27 August – 1 September. The week is organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). SIWI is offering GWP Partners a 25% discount off the “early bird” registration fee. You can register here and insert the code WEE25 on page…

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Attending a conference “Nature and Us”

Gintautas Stankūnavičius (VšĮ “Vandens namai”) was invited to 18th National Conference for School Teachers and Students “Nature and Us”. The conference took place in Kėdainiai “Ryto” school on 28th of April 2017. The topic of presentation was “Climate change and climate forecasts”. Also, G. Stankūnavičius presented an introduction to Global…

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Water in Sustainable Development Summer School

GWP CEE is organising a Summer School Water in the sustainable development – current challenges and opportunities together with partner organisations from the region and under the patronage of UNESCO Chair on Sustainable Development and Ecological Awareness, Technical University in Zvolen, Slovakia. The Summer School will take place at the…

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