Outcomes from the Regional Dialogue on Water Scarcity and Floods

A Regional Dialogue on Responding to the Challenges of Water Scarcity and Floods in South Asia was held in Bangkok, Thailand, on 10–11 December 2018. The Regional Dialogue provided an opportunity for participants to exchange information generated through research and practice, and share experience gained from projects and programs on effective responses to water scarcity […]

Outcomes from the Greater Mekong Forum on Water, Food, and Energy

The Greater Mekong Forum on Water, Food and Energy was held in Yangon, Myanmar, on 4-6 December. The theme of this year’s Forum was ‘Economic Development and the Rivers of the Greater Mekong’, focusing on ways in which economic, environmental and social challenges surrounding the rivers of the Mekong can be addressed through tried-and-tested solutions, […]

Outcomes from the CII Triveni Water Institute 4th Water Innovation Summit

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]AWP was delighted to support the 4th Water Innovation Summit of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII Triveni Water Institute), held in New Delhi on 4-5 October. In partnership with the Government of South Australia (SA), AWP’s support enabled Australia to be the sole Country Partner for the Summit and provided a unique opportunity for […]

Outcomes from the 2018 World Water Congress & Exhibition

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The International Water Association (IWA) World Water Congress & Exhibition was held in Tokyo on 16-21 September, attracting a record 9,800 water-related professionals from 98 countries to debate on the world’s pressing water problems. Australian Water Partnership (AWP) CEO, Professor Nick Schofield, and Senior Program Manager, Ashleigh Rhind, joined almost 90 other Australian delegates at […]

The Evolution of Water Stewardship publication released

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Australia’s remarkable role in initiating and building a new system for protecting one of the world’s most precious resources, water, has been outlined in a new publication. The Evolution of Water Stewardship: An Australian Perspective tells the story of a concept catalysed by Australia’s Millennium Drought that developed into a global system for managing water […]

Outcomes from Singapore International Water Week

Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) was held at the Marina Bay Sands Exhibition and Convention Centre on 8-11 July, attracting more than 24,000 participants from across the world. Held biennially, SIWW encourages stakeholders from the water industry globally to share best practices, showcase the latest technologies and tap into business opportunities. AWP CEO Prof Nick Schofield was invited […]

The Decade for Action: International Conference and Women Water Forum

The Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) supported water leaders from the Asia-Pacific to attend the Women Water Forum in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on 19 June to promote women’s voices and inclusion in water governance. Dr Marian Neal, AWP Partnerships and Knowledge Manager, was joined by Dr Khin Ni Ni Thein, Secretary Advisory […]

Asia Water Council: collaborating for water security and the SDGs

The Asia Water Council (AWC) held its 6th Board of Council meeting in Bangkok on 24-26 May. The AWC works to promote sustainable growth by solving water issues in Asia, and its Board of Council is comprised of representatives from 25 of its 100 member organisations. Prof Nick Schofield, AWP CEO, and Dr Marian Neal, […]

Driving diversity, inclusion and equality at Ozwater’18

The Australian Water Partnership was proud to support Ozwater this year as the Australian Water Association’s (AWA’s) International Development and Channeling Change Partner. Ozwater is hosted annually by the AWA and is known as the biggest water event in the Southern Hemisphere, focusing on the urban, water utility and industry sector. The international water conference […]

Outcomes from the 3rd Mekong River Commission Regional Summit and International Conference

The 3rd Mekong River Commission Summit and International Conference was held in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on 2-5 April 2018. The event is held every four years, with this year’s theme ‘Enhancing joint efforts and partnerships towards achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in the Mekong River Basin’. The Summit is managed by the Mekong River Commission […]

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