GWA Water & Peace Conference 2020

Promoting Security through Equitable Policy, Governance and Technology

NEW DATE: SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 

GLOBAL WATER ALLIANCE

Committed to increasing global access to safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene services by engaging the Philadelphia community and beyond.

COVID-19 Statement

For World Water Day 2020 from GWA President Christiaan Morssink

Global Water Alliance envisions a world where all people have access to safe drinking water and sanitation

We provide assistance to others who work on ameliorating the water needs of poor and underserved peoples everywhere, we mentor the next generation of professionals, and we promote a “water footprint mindset” among our youth.
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Call for Papers for wH20 Journal 

The wH2O: The Journal of Gender and Water invites articles for publication in its 8th volume (March 2021). The deadline for submission is September 30, 2020. 

GWA Mentoring Program Now Open!

The GWA members have experience in a broad range of WASH issues, and are especially interested in advising students on projects which seek to address WASH in the developing world and projects relating to the UN Sustainable Development Goal #6. Find out more about this exciting program and sign up! 

9th World Water Forum | March 22 - 27th 2021

As the world's largest event on water, the global water and sanitation community will meet in Senegal, on March 22-27, 2021, for the 9th World Water Forum, under the theme: Water Security for Peace and Development.

The 9th World Water Forum, the first of its kind in sub-Saharan Africa, is a big challenge. It focuses on the 2030 Agenda for transformative action. This vision is a roadmap with four priorities: water security and sanitation; cooperation; rural development; and means tools.

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