Week on water for development starting today

24 August, 2020

The Week on Water for Development (WW4D) with its overarching theme “Every drop counts – Water in exceptional times” is a virtual five-day conference from 24 to 28 August 2020.

The five conference days are organized along thematic scopes, ranging from water and climate change (Monday), finance and governance (Tuesday), IWRM, Nexus and biodiversity (Wednesday), WASH and utilities (Thursday) to water integrity and gender (Friday). Each day will be introduced by a key quote of a renowned individual of the water world.

Organized by the German Agency for International Cooperation or (GIZ), more than 25 virtual meetings, gives the participants the chance to experience panel discussions and expert talks as well as to take part in interactive dialogues themselves. The aim is to encourage stakeholder exchange and learn from experiences in partner countries in order to face current challenges in the water sector.