Tag Archives: water management

Can we become more gender equal and inclusive? Water perspectives

Have you ever thought about how good water management can build more equal societies? GWP Programme Assistant Ankur Gupta writes about key areas to work on in order to increase gender equality and inclusion within water governance and water, sanitation … Continue reading

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Francophone Youth Ready to Present White Paper in Paris

Audrée Giard-Leroux is a marine biologist and has a master’s degree in maritime resources management. She is now studying international ecology at the University of Sherbrooke. She will be part of a group meeting in Paris to work on the White … Continue reading

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Pre-Soviet Water Management Practices in Central Asia

Eva Kleingeld is currently doing a 6-month internship with GWP as part of her Master studies at Leiden University, The Netherlands. Her subject is Russian and Eurasian Studies, with a thesis on Hydro-politics and security in Central Asia. She will … Continue reading

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Engineering and Green Infrastructure: How do They Work Together?

GWP Senior Knowledge Management Officer Dr. Danka Thalmeinerova wonders about the connection between headline messages and real action in water management. Water leaders sometimes seem to develop new messages in order to justify holding global meetings. Messages such as “towards … Continue reading

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From Water Risk to Value Creation

By Fraser MacLeod, GWP Head of Global Projects: This is the title of a new report that I came across, and to me it crystalizes what I believe is one of the biggest challenges humanity faces in the coming decades: … Continue reading

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Winners for European Waters: Reflections from ERRC 2014

GWP Senior Knowledge Management Officer Dr. Danka Thalmeinerova shares impressions from the European River Restoration Conference in Vienna (ERRC 2014, 28-30 October), which she is attending. We all know that the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) made a paradigm shift … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Our Water Culture Paths in the Mediterranean

“Much of the past water culture heritage has been left largely unexploited, resulting in neglect, deterioration and even loss of any potential remains”, writes Vangelis Constantianos, Executive Secretary of GWP Mediterranean in this blog. Holding only 3% of the world’s freshwater resources … Continue reading

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Towards Water-wise Cities in Africa

Water security is under threat in many urban centres, writes GWP Senior Network François Brikké in this blog, which was originally published as a guest blog for The African Water Facility (AWF).  Water security is under threat in many urban centres. The … Continue reading

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Water Exports vs. National Heritage in Slovakia

It appears that the government of Slovakia is going to submit a law, in spite of considerable opposition, that will allow the export of water from Slovakia. Dr. Danka Thalmeinerova, GWP’s Senior Knowledge Management Officer, who is from Slovakia, explains … Continue reading

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Ensuring water flows through all effective development co-operation

Global Water Partnership contributed this blog to the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation (GPEDC) to mark World Water Day on Saturday, March 22, 2014. By Steven Downey, Global Water Partnership Water is deeply connected to development. It intersects with virtually every … Continue reading

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