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21.09.2020 • 14:00

Africa Source Water Protection Seminar • Online


The Nature Conservancy, jointly with the Ministry of Water, Sanitation & Irrigation
of Kenya and Nairobi City Water & Sewerage Company, invites you to a virtual
Africa Source Water Protection Seminar. The seminar will take place on the date
previously reserved for the Africa Water Security Congress: Nairobi 2020 which has
been postponed to a later date.
Come and engage with key stakeholders in the water sector as they discuss high level
plans for the continent’s water security situation and ways to effectively engage in
the proceedings during the World Water Forum in Dakar, Senegal. The seminar also
aims to mobilize government, civil society and private sector on the need for them to
participate in the continent’s water agenda.

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05.10.2020 - 09.10.2020

Water and Health University of North Carolina • Chapel Hill, USA (online)


The UNC Water and Health Conference: Science, Policy and Practice will be held October 26 – 30, 2020 virtually from the comfort of your home or office. The conference will explore drinking water supply, sanitation, hygiene and water resources in both developing and developed countries with a strong public health/COVID-19 emphasis.

More details to be published on their website soon: https://waterinstitute.unc.edu/conferences/waterandhealth2020/

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22.03.2021 • 00:00

Journée mondiale de l’eau / World Water Day 2021 Valoriser l’eau / Valuing water • Global


Que signifie l’eau pour vous?
Partagez vos expériences et vos opinions sur le rôle de l’eau dans votre vie. Ajoutez #Water2me à votre message et contribuez à la #JourneeMondialeDelEau 2021!

L’eau évoque des choses différentes selon les personnes. Partagez ce message pour que tout le monde parle de l’eau. Ajoutez #Water2me à vos conversations et contribuez à la #JourneeMondialeDelEau 2021.

Participez à la conversation sur l’eau.
Chacun a son mot à dire sur notre ressource la plus précieuse.
Partagez vos expériences, réflexions et impressions en ajoutant #Water2me à vos messages et contribuez à la #JourneeMondialeDelEau 2021.

QUESTIONS

1. Que signifie l’eau pour vous?
2. Pourquoi l’eau est-elle importante pour vous?
3. En quoi l’eau influe-t-elle différemment sur les femmes et les hommes?
4. Quel rôle l’eau joue-t-elle dans vos pratiques culturelles?
5. Quel rôle l’eau joue-t-elle dans votre foyer, votre lieu de travail ou votre école?
6. Quel rôle l’eau jouera-t-elle dans votre avenir?
7. Quels changements concernant l’eau apporteriez vous dans votre région?
8. Pour quelles activités utilisez-vous le plus d’eau?
9. Quel est l’impact de l’eau sur les aliments que vous mangez?

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25.03.2021 • 13:00

Public book launch: by Dr. Sally Sutton and Dr. John Butterworth • Online


Sally Sutton, IRC WASH, Practical Action Publishing, Skat Foundation and the Rural Water Supply Network are happy to announce an upcoming virtual book launch on the topic of Self-supply.

The event is to celebrate and launch the first dedicated book on this exciting topic.

- Day: March 25, 2021
- Time: 13.00 – 14.00 UTC time zone
- Participants: Open to anyone interested
- Costs: Free
- Speakers: Authors of the book (Dr. Sally Sutton, Dr. John Butterworth, and some of the authors of case studies)
- Facilitators: Jane Nabunya (IRC Uganda), Sean Furey (RWSN)

Commentators include staff of the African Development Bank, UNICEF, WHO, WaterAid, University of Leeds, and many more.

Please register below, and feel free to forward this message to anyone who might be interested.

Please feel free to download the book and read it – during the event you will have the chance to give your comments or share ideas for action from you or your organization.

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29.04.2021 • 00:00

Early Warning and Resilience Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa Systèmes d'alerte précoce et de résilience en Afrique subsaharienne • Online


This webinar, which will be held on 29 April 2021 will share innovative advances in two projects focused on early warning, climate change, resilience, and food security in Sub-Saharan Africa. This webinar will discuss some of the ways in which data can be used, and datasets can be combined, to support WASH, agriculture, and livelihood programming, and to enhance the sustainability and resilience of development outcomes. There will be an opportunity for participants to engage in discussion with the presenters.

The two projects, one in East Africa and the other in Southern Africa, are as follows:
• The Joint Emergency Operation Plan (JEOP) Early Warning System in Ethiopia is primarily an emergency food relief mechanism and includes weekly field-level data collection.
• Mzansi Amanzi is a satellite-based national water resource status monitoring and reporting capability in South Africa.

Start times
Abidjan/Dakar: 12:30
Kinshasa/Abuja: 13:30
Johannesburg: 14:30
Nairobi: 15:30

The webinar will be offered in both French and English and is jointly hosted by SCALE and PRO-WASH as part of their collaboration on sustainable agriculture and integrated water resources management.

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17.05.2021 - 30.05.2021

RWSN e-discussion: Where next for the network? DISCUSSION EN LIGNE SUR LE ROADMAP DU RWSN // E-DISCUSIÓN SOBRE EL ROADMAP DE LA RWSN • RWSN E-discussion Dgroup (see below for link to join)


Universal access to safe, affordable drinking water for all rural people can be achieved, but the challenge remains huge. RWSN, as the global network for rural water professionals, is here to help you meet that challenge. In member surveys you have told us that you would like to connect with each other at national or regional levels and that you want access to more training opportunities.
So, we invite you to take RWSN to the next level. The RWSN Roadmap is a plan for the evolution of the network in the coming decade and you can read it here (executive summary in English, French and Spanish attached). You are invited to add your comments directly on the website or via this survey, and to email your ideas to ruralwater@skat.ch.
We also invite you to take part in a lively e-discussion between 17 and 30 May:
• Would RWSN regional hubs or country chapters work? How would they work?
• Should RWSN be a network of individuals? An association of organisations? A network focused just on training and professional development? Or something else….

The discussion will launch on Monday 17 May and is open to anyone who registers on the e-discussion group.

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13.09.2021 - 15.09.2021

42nd WEDC International Conference Equitable and Sustainable WASH Services: Future challenges in a rapidly changing world • Online


The WEDC International Conference is a valued and respected platform for reflection and exchange of knowledge and ideas that are rooted in practice. Our title this year recognises that we face a future that is uncertain as the world is challenged by the impact of external factors, particularly climate change. The WEDC International Conference seeks to create a safe, open and honest exchange and debate of experiences of the WASH sector within our changing environment. It supports learning and sharing, which is critical for progress towards global goals and aspirations. The open-access repository of conference contributions will also support the sharing of experiences beyond the event and into the future.

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