• AWP at WASH Futures 2018

    WASH Futures was an international conference held in Brisbane on 5-9 March developed and hosted by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), the International WaterCentre (IWC) and the Australian WASH Reference Group. The conference drew 350 delegates from 30 countries and featured over 100 informative presentations across 24 thematic sessions over the first two […]

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  • The conclusion of the High Level Panel on Water

    The High Level Panel on Water (HLPW) concluded on 14 March 2018, with an Outcome Report presented to the United Nations Secretary-General and World Bank President at a ceremony in New York. Australian Prime Minister, Mr Malcolm Turnbull, was one of 11 Heads of State invited to sit on the Panel, which was established to […]

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  • Australia at the 8th World Water Forum

    The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) attended the 8th World Water Forum (WWF) in Brasilia on 18-23 March, which this year centered on the theme of ‘Sharing Water’. WWF is organised by the World Water Council and takes place every three years. It is seen as one of the […]

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  • Celebrating World Water Day 2018

    World Water Day was held on 22 March, with organisations, communities and individuals all over the world celebrating all things water. This year, the day coincided with the World Water Forum (Brasilia, 18-23 March) which brought some of the world’s most established water experts together. The theme of ‘Nature for Water’ highlighted nature-based solutions to […]

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  • Image of the future ‘smart city’ of Amaravati, India, as rendered by Singapore master-plan consultants Surbana Jurong.

    Andhra Pradesh – Australia Water Sensitive Cities Partnership

    The Australian Water Partnership is excited to embark on a new partnership with the Government of Andhra Pradesh, India, and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to provide Australia’s urban water management expertise to two Indian cities – Amaravati and Vijayawada. Following the signing of the MoU between the Andhra Pradesh Government and […]

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  • 5th World Water Day Celebration, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

    Myanmar hosted its fifth successful World Water Day celebration on 22 February, with addresses from key dignitaries and a thematic workshop focused around the theme ‘Nature for Water’. The celebration, held a month in advance of World Water Day which falls on 22 March, was organised by the Myanmar Government’s National Water Resources Committee (NWRC) and […]

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  • Ayeyarwady SOBA Synthesis Report Launched

    The most comprehensive assessment ever completed on Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady River Basin was released at the 3rd Asia-Pacific Water Summit in Yangon, Myanmar, in December 2017. The Australian Water Partnership supported the Government of Myanmar’s National Water Resources Committee (NWRC) in undertaking the State of the Basin Assessment (SOBA) – the most comprehensive integrated environmental, social […]

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  • Kini interview with Kusum Athukorala, Chair, Sri Lanka Water Partnership

    Listen to the latest Kini interview with Kusum Athukorala, Chair NetWwater and Senior Advisor for the Sri Lanka Water Partnership. In this interview, Kusum talks about women in irrigation, need for a gendered perspective in water, sustainable financing and the opportunities and challenges available to young water professionals. Visit Kini for the full interview Q&A […]

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  • Kini interview with Mark Pascoe, CEO, Internatonal WaterCentre

    Listen to the latest Kini interview with Mark Pascoe, CEO of International WaterCentre where Mark shares his experience from 40+ years in the water sector across Australia and internationally, highlighting key challenges and opportunities to achieving Integrated Water Management In this interview, Mark speaks about boundary-spanning leadership and transformational change, the SEQ Healthy Waterways Partnership […]

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