• Dr Lisa Robins — Strengthening water governance: lessons from Australia and the United Kingdom

    By Lisa Robins, Robins Consulting This interview and related content was originally part of the Kini Interview Series. Kini is a retired brand of the AWP and IWCAN.

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  • Strengthening water governance in Malaysia

    More than 400 delegates attended Sabah’s World Water Day Conference & Exhibition “Nature for Water” in Kota Kinabalu (21-22 March). The four conference themes were policy & management, water-related natural resources management, research on water, and technology on water. My presentation focused on strengthening water governance in Malaysia with examples from Australia and the United Kingdom.

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  • Mekong Regional Forum on Gender Equality in Water Governance: Lao PDR

    The Mekong Regional Forum on Gender Equality in Water Governance was held in Vientiane, Lao PDR on 13th – 15th September 2017. Oxfam and IUCN coordinated the Forum which was attended by government, private sector and NGO representatives from over five countries (Lao PDR, Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam and others). The Australian Water Partnership supported the event by sending Melita Grant to present the recently published AWP report: Gender Equality and Goal 6: The Critical Connection. Here’s a summary of the important and inspiring Forum.

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  • Development on the Mekong river risks entire region’s economy: WWF report

    Economic growth in the Greater Mekong region depends on the Mekong River but unsustainable and uncoordinated development is pushing the river system to the brink, WWF argues in a new report. Governments, businesses, and communities in the region must come together to better manage the river in a way that respects the ecosystem’s limits if […]

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