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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Australia and UN FAO strengthen cooperation on water and food security in the Asia-Pacific

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Australian Water Partnership signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Government of Australia (DFAT), in Canberra today, to work toward improvements in fresh water management in Asia. The MoU was signed by FAO’s Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative, Dr Kundhavi Kadiresan, with […]

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