Access to and equal management of water and sanitation are prerequisites for women’s development and empowerment Despite the commitment of member states to SDG targets 6.1 and 6.2 these targets are seriously lacking behind. Support our urgent request to the Commission on the Status of Women to translate recommendations into action.
February 6th, 2019
World Summit Leaving No One Behind
On 7 and 8 February 2019 the 1st World Water Summit on Leaving No One Behind takes place in Geneva. Women for Water Partnership Executive Director Annemiek Jenniskens is member of the Summit Scientific Committee, which reviews all abstracts for a final selection of projects presented at the Summit.
December 5th, 2018
World Soil day at COP24
WfWP is at COP24 stressing the fact that Water is at the heart of climate change and it is through water that climate change will most notably impact on our societies and ecosystems. On World Soil Day we joined the discussion on why it difficult to implement nature based solutions (NBS) for water, land and soil management. Full story
World Water Week 2019 (25-30/8, 2019)
Water for society - Including all
WfWP is proud to be Key Collaborating Partner for World Water Week 2019. This week's theme: “Water and society – Including all” is recognizing that not everybody is impacted by too little, too much or too dirty water in the same way. Read more about WWW 2019