Activities in the GWP regions
Overall
Development
Water
Resources
Management
FOOD
ECOSYSTEMS
ENERGY
WSS
LEVELS ACTORS & WATER GOVERNANCE SYSTEM
GLOBAL
R...
One example from Latin America - CAM
Annual Conferences for Legislators (’02)
Lagunilla Declaration: regional cooperation...
International competition, organized by the International
Commission for the Protection of the Danube River and
Global Wat...
• 64 basins shared between various countries
• Representing 93% of water resources, but
less than 4% is utilized.
• Potent...
Fighting illicit river sand mining
in Sri Lanka (2008-2013)
• Significant damages in several rivers: Kalu Ganga,
Walawe ga...
10
GWP Water, Climate and Development Programme (WACDEP)
World wide support to
drought and flood
management with WMO
Globa...
Activities in the GWP regions May 2014
Activities in the GWP regions May 2014
Activities in the GWP regions May 2014
Activities in the GWP regions May 2014
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Jacques Rey, Acting Head of Network Operations at GWP, presented the activities in the GWP regions on 6 May 2014 in Stockholm.

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Activities in the GWP regions May 2014

  1. 1. Activities in the GWP regions
  2. 2. Overall Development Water Resources Management FOOD ECOSYSTEMS ENERGY WSS LEVELS ACTORS & WATER GOVERNANCE SYSTEM GLOBAL REGIONAL NATIONAL SUBNATIONAL LOCAL OTHER URBAN TB BASIN Sectors CLIMATECHANGE
  3. 3. One example from Latin America - CAM Annual Conferences for Legislators (’02) Lagunilla Declaration: regional cooperation, dev. of water legislation… integrated approach to WRM + participation) Improved quality of water bills (TA & consultation processes) Nicaragua Water Act 2007 Honduras Water Act 2009 El Salvador  policy reform is underway Costa Rica  dev. of National Water Policy (2005) basis for Plan Nacional de Aguas  Water Act 2014
  4. 4. International competition, organized by the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River and Global Water Partnership Central and Eastern Europe annually. The International Danube Art Master is selected from the winners of the national 'Danube Art Master' competitions in 13 Danube Basin countries - Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine. Thousands of children from these countries enter the competition every year. In 2013 the winning artwork, entitled "Danube People" was created from mud by Croatian children. Danube Art Master One example from Europe - CEE
  5. 5. • 64 basins shared between various countries • Representing 93% of water resources, but less than 4% is utilized. • Potential source of conflict, but also driver for economic growth • Objectives of SITWA (EU Funding):  ANBO as Technical arm of AMCOW  Institutional strengthening (information management, capacity development and investment plans) African Network of Basin Organizations, ANBO One example from Africa- Panafrican
  6. 6. Fighting illicit river sand mining in Sri Lanka (2008-2013) • Significant damages in several rivers: Kalu Ganga, Walawe ganga, Kelani ganga, Nilwala ganga, Deduru Oya, Maha Oya, Kirindi Oya • Action undertaken: a) scientific impact study for Ratnapura (2008), b) awareness raising workshops for police STF in Ratnapura, Ampara, Batticaloa, Galle, Matara districts, Northern & Eastern provinces, c) political dialogues, d) community mobilization, e) media campaign... • Result: >150 regulatory/agency staff, 50 regular police officers, 200 STF police officers trained • Impact: marked improvement of regulation & enforcement levels, 3-fold increase of detections, arrests & prosecutions • Partners/Allies: Water Integrity Network (WIN), Geological Survey & Mines Bureau (SL), Central Environment Authority (SL) One example from Asia - SAS
  7. 7. 10 GWP Water, Climate and Development Programme (WACDEP) World wide support to drought and flood management with WMO Global level-support to National adaptation Plans; collaboration-UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, WHO, UNEP, IFAD, UNITAR,, GEF Promoting coherence on adapation world wide: developing institutional capacity, acesss to finance, generating knowldge and tools for policy coherence, delivering at all levels to unlock investments in water and climate resilient development One Cross-Regional, example : WACDEP

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