Upcoming Activities

9th World Water Forum
Date : 22-27 March 2021 Venue : Dakar

Dakar, the capital of the Republic of Senegal, will host the 9th World Water Forum on 22 - 27 March 2021. The largest international water-related event will take place for the first in sub-Saharan Africa. Participants from all over the world, including political and economic decision-makers, multilateral institutions, academia, civil society and the private sector will come together to identify, promote and implement concrete responses and actions for water and sanitation in an integrated way.

5th Arab Water Forum
Date : 07-09 December 2020 Venue : Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The series of triennial Arab Water Forum (AWF) is considered as the most important water-related event in the Arab region. The 5th edition of AWF will be convened by the Arab Water Council during the period 7–9 December 2020 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The conference will bring together leaders and key decision-makers of the Arab community together with representatives of relevant Ministries, national, regional and international partners. Water-related issues and challenges that face the Arab region will be discussed at the conference.

2nd International Conference on ‘Water, Megacities and Global Change’ (EauMega 2020)
Date : 01-04 December 2020 Venue : Paris-France

The 2nd International Conference on “Water Megacities and Global Change” (EauMega 2020) will be organized by UNESCO's Division of Water Sciences, ARCEAU-IdF, the Greater Paris Sanitation Authority (SIAAP) and the Greater Paris Metropolis on 1-4 December 2020, at UNESCO’s Headquarters in Paris, France.

ASIAWATER 2020 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Date : 30 November - 02 December 2020 Venue : Kuala Lumpur-Malaysia

The 11th edition of ASIAWATER will take place on 30 November-02 December 2020 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ASIAWATER is the leading water and wastewater event in South East Asia with over 2000 local and international brands from 32 countries participating every year. It provides trade opportunities for players from every sector in the water industry to elevate their business further and strengthen networking among each other.

4th Asia – Pacific Water Summit
Date : TBD Venue : Kumamoto-Japan

The 4th Asia-Pacific Water Summit (4th APWS) will be held in Kumamoto City, Japan, in which high-level delegates including heads of states and representatives from international organizations in the Asia-Pacific region will discuss various water-related issues. The date of the conference remains to be determined.

5th Session of the Islamic Conference of Ministers Responsible for Water (ICMW)
Date : 05-07 October 2020 Venue : Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

5th Session of the Islamic Conference of Ministers Responsible for Water will be held on 05-07 October 2020 in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The biennial Conference will bring together Ministers Responsible for Water alongside representatives of the relevant OIC institutions and international organizations.

Training Course on 'Integrated Water Management'
Date : 21-25 September 2020 Venue : Nouakchott-Mauritania

SESRIC will organize a training course on "Integrated Water Management" for the benefit of the Ministry of Water and Sanitation in Nouakchott, the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, within the framework of Centre’s OIC Water Resources Management Capacity Building Programme (Water- CaB). The course will be conducted by a competent expert from the National Office of Electricity and Potable Water of Kingdom of Morocco. The date of the course remains to be determined.

Training Course on ‘Water Monitoring Network and Early Warning System’
Date : 12-16 August 2020 Venue : Dushanbe-Tajikistan

SESRIC will organise a training course on “Water Monitoring Network and Early Warning System” for the benefit of experts from the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources of the Republic of Tajikistan. The course will be conducted through a video conferencing platform by following synchronous learning and instruction approaches. The date of the course remains to be determined.

Capacity Building Workshop for Young Researchers in Water Policy Studies from Central Asian Countries and Afghanistan
Date : 28 July 2020 Venue : Dushanbe-Tajikistan

The capacity-building workshop for young researchers in water policy studies from Central Asian Countries and Afghanistan was organized on 21- 27 July 2019 in Dushanbe, the Republic of Tajikistan. Twelve young researchers in Water Policy Studies from Central Asian Countries namely; Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan participated in seven-day scientific writing course focusing on water resources management and governance issues.