The Policy & Practice of Climate Change & Water

AGWA Updates: July 2018

We have just released the latest issue of AGWA Updates, our internal e-newsletter. You can access the July issue by clicking here. You'll want to check out this issue to learn about the incredible amount of activity taking place within the AGWA network. Plus, as always it is full of the latest news related to climate change, climate finance, policy, and much more. It's well worth your time!

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New Online Course: Adaptive Planning for Infrastructure and Water Management

In October 2018 TU Delft will launch a new online course Adaptive Planning for Infrastructure and Water Management to help professionals identify 'deep' uncertainties, anticipate change and design adaptation pathways for large-scale and long-term interventions in infrastructure and water management systems.

In this six-week online course participants will learn by doing: using an electronic serious game -especially adapted for this course- participants will gain experience in decision-making under uncertainty, use their self-made adaptation pathway maps, and evaluate these under different scenarios. Read More...
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New report “Finance options and instruments for Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA): Overview and compilation of ten examples”

A new report developed by GIZ provides an overview of available public and private financing sources to implement and sustain EbA measures. It highlights ten practical and illustrative examples to inspire project developers and practitioners interested in exploring different ways to access resources and engagement models for EbA financing. The full report is available here.
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AGWA Dinner in Stockholm Leading up to World Water Week

For anyone attending World Water Week in Stockholm, you are welcome to join fellow members of AGWA for an informal dinner on Friday, 24 August. The friendly dinner will take place the day before AGWA's Annual Meeting and two days before WWW officially kicks off. It's a great opportunity to catch up with fellow members, connect with colleagues, and meet new faces.

The dinner will take place at 7:30 pm. We are in the process of finalizing the restaurant. Check back on our World Water Week webpage for updated details in the coming week. If you are interested in attending, please fill out the RSVP form below to give us an idea for reservations and dietary restrictions. We hope to see you in Stockholm!

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High-Level International Conference on the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development”

Earlier this month there was an important gathering on international water policy. The High-Level International Conference on the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development” took place from 20-22 June in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The Conference was organized jointly by the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan, the United Nations and other partners to facilitate the implementation of the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development”, 2018-2028, endorsed by UN General Assembly.
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