• Flood Risk Governance: Call for case studies

    The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has developed a checklist for decision-makers and stakeholders to assess the performance of flood risk governance arrangements at different levels, in light of the 12 OECD Principles on Water Governance adopted in June 2015. The OECD are extending a wide call for case studies to collect practical experience and draw policy lessons from a […]

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  • Delegation to Andhra Pradesh, India

    An AWP delegation recently visited Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh at the request of the Andhra Pradesh government via the Australian Consulate General in Chennai. The delegation comprised Sophie Smith and Svetha Venkatram from the Australian Consulate General in Chennai, South India, Ralph Ogden (AWP), Colin Chartres (AWP and Crawford Fund),  Michael Spencer (Water Stewardship Australia), Simon Tilleard (Alluvium), Nick Schofield (University of […]

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  • Update: National Hydrology Project – Phase III (India)

    Progress continues on the collaboration between the AWP and the Government of India, under India’s National Hydrology Project (Phase III). The NHP Phase III aims to strengthen the institutions and quality of water information required for integrated water resources management in India. The project involves all Indian states and union territories, and several central agencies, […]

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  • Pacific Water & Wastewater Association Conference & collaboration

    Tonga, 11 August 2016: Prof Gary Jones with Tongan PM Samuela ʻAkilisi Pōhiva and Australian High Commissioner Andrew Ford (far left). The AWP has embarked on a multifaceted activity with Pacific Water & Wastewater Association (PWWA) and its member utilities. The PWWA is a regional association of organisations in the water and wastewater sector whose […]

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  • Australian Water Partnership established as the Sino Australian Water Hub

    On 7th June 2016, the AWP and China’s Foreign Economic Cooperation Office (FECO) of the Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection signed a landmark MOU in Beijing during the 2016 Global Clean Tech & Green Finance Summit. The MOU is a breakthrough as it marks AWP’s first MOU in China.  Under the MOU, a Sino-Australian Water […]

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  • AWP at Stockholm World Water Week

    The AWP kicked off two significant, related initiatives in Stockholm at the World Water Week in August: The first in a series of coordinated efforts to place the management of water scarcity and drought on the international agenda – and to highlight Australia’s expertise in this area – was in a workshop co-sponsored with the US […]

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  • Kini Initiative Looking for Interested Participants

    Visit Kini: www.kini.waterpartnership.org.au Kini (Malaysian for ‘current’, signifying the flow of knowledge) is a new AWP initiative that seeks to facilitate dialogue about solving water problems throughout Australia and the Asia-Pacific. It is about providing opportunities for those who are unable to take part in more concerted, well-funded ‘project’-style activities, to connect with one another and share knowledge. […]

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