Preventing water crises: Outcomes from the Budapest Water Summit

The Budapest Water Summit was held from 15–17 October, organised by the Government of Hungary with the theme of ‘Preventing Water Crises’. AWP Partner Mr Tony Slatyer, Water Policy Group, attended at the invitation of the Government of Hungary and support of AWP, joining hundreds of delegates to discuss challenges in the fields of governance, […]

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 […]

Kini interview with Tony Slatyer, Special Advisor on Water, DFAT – Part 2

In this follow-up interview Tony shares updates to the High Level Panel on Water that has taken place since his last interview. Karen Delfau of the International Water Centre Alumni Network sits down with Tony to discuss key updates on the HLPW involving the HLPW statement on WASH, the Water Innovation Engine and progress on […]

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources showcases policy at water congress

Australia’s world leading Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards (WELS) scheme, water infrastructure and water quality management policy were in the spotlight at the World Water Congress & Exhibition 2016 in Brisbane last month. As joint-principal sponsor, the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources had the opportunity to showcase their effective water policy and management on […]

Malcolm Turnbull at the High-level Panel on Water

Australian Prime Minister, The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, attended the first full meeting for the UN/World Bank High-level Panel on Water (HLPW) yesterday in New York. Among other important issues, the PM referenced the AWP Australian Water Reform Journey, authored by Jane Doolan of the University of Canberra. “We have made very great strides in water […]

UN and World Bank chiefs announce members of joint High-level Panel on Water

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim announced in April the appointment of 10 Heads of State and Government, as well as two Special Advisors, to the High-Level Panel on Water. The panel, which was launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos last January, aims to mobilise effective […]

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