Water Security


Webinar: Water, Migration and Rural Development: What do we know? - January 22, 2020

Webinar: Water, Migration and Rural Development: What do we know?

Join Global Water Partnership (GWP), International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and WLE's ThriveNet on Jan. 22 for a webinar exploring our knowledge on the linkages between water insecurity and outmigration from rural areas.Speakers include Alan Nicol (IWMI), Nidhi Nagabhatla (UNU), Patricia Mejias Moreno (FAO)

  • Date: Jan. 22, 2020
  • Time: 3:00-4:00PM CET

Moderated by Julienne Roux (GWP) and Liza Debevec (IWMI)

Water Currents

Water Currents: Water Harvesting Methods

Water conservation of both surface and groundwater is a key component to increase access to, quantity, and quality of water supplies to meet basic human needs, support economic growth, enhance food security, and maintain ecosystems.

Intl Campaign Day

World Water Day 2020: Water and Climate Change

World Water Day is observed annually on March 22 to raise awareness about the vital importance of water to safeguarding human security and maintaining the health of the planet's ecosystems. This year's theme, "Water and Climate Change," highlights the urgent importance of strengthening water security and establishing access to a sustainable water supply in the face of changing climate conditions worldwide. The observance will also raise public awareness about the many ways shifting atmospheric and oceanic conditions are reshaping t


H2O Maghreb Project Builds Capacity of Morocco’s Youth in the Water Sector

Morocco’s water supply is under pressure due to increased population, urbanization, economic development, and climate change.  Recognizing water as a national security issue for Morocco and its neighbors, USAID and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have partnered to use innovation and technology to establish state of the art and sustainable water management practices in Morocco through the H2O Maghreb activity.


Catalyzing Women’s Leadership to Advance WASH Adoption

In late August, the Women + Water Alliance came together at the Stockholm International Water Institute’s World Water Week to emphasize the important role women play in helping alleviate the global water crisis.  

Their session titled, “Catalyzing Women’s Leadership to Advance WASH Adoption” shared the context of how women as agents of change can help promote water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) in communities touched by the apparel industry. 


What You Missed at this Year’s Water and Health Conference

Every fall the University of North Carolina’s Water and Health “Where Science Meets Policy” Conference brings together leading water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) researchers to jump start the conversation of how their latest findings should be put into practice, and what the implications are for implementers, donors, and policymakers.