Vale Mark Pascoe – a global water leader lost too soon

Water Policy Group mourns the passing of Mark Pascoe, Chief Executive Officer of the International WaterCentre and Governing Council Chair of the Asia Pacific Water Forum. Water Policy Group member and fellow Australian Tony Slatyer, who had known Mark professionally for nearly 20 years, describes Mark as the epitome of effective leadership. “Mark was a great role …

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2022 Asia-Pacific Water Policy Report now available

The 2022 Asia-Pacific Water Policy Report was launched during the 2nd High Level International Conference on International Decade for Action, “Water For Sustainable Development”, 2018-2028 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The Report highlights Asia-Pacific water issues for high level political leadership and policy makers’ attention. It aims to support countries in their efforts to achieve better water outcomes, …

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In this podcast by Ten Across Conversations, Water Policy Group member Anne Castle spoke about ‘Getting honest about the Colorado River crisis’ Listen now

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Listening to National Water Leaders in Africa

On Wednesday 23 March, Water Policy Group held a High-Level Panel at the 9th World Water Forum in Dakar, Senegal. The panel was chaired by Water Policy Group member and Professor at Arizona State University, Dr Olcay Ünver, and included interventions by Ministers and high-level officials from five different countries. During the session, Dr Ünver …

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Dhesigen Naidoo speaks on World Water Day

Water Policy Group member Dhesigen Naidoo was invited on to the John Perlman Show, Radio 702, South Africa, on World Water Day. During this interview, he spoke about the state of South African water supply and infrastructure. https://www.702.co.za/podcasts/415/the-john-perlman-show/610160/world-water-day-the-state-of-sa-water-supply-and-infrastructure

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2022 Africa Water Policy Report now available

The 2022 Africa Water Policy Report was launched during a High Level Panel at the 9th World Water Forum in Dakar, Senegal on Wednesday 23 March. Produced in response to a request from the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW), the Report highlights Africa water issues for high level political leadership and policy makers’ attention. …

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Felicia Marcus on Confronting Drought with the Tools of Nature

Water Policy Group member Felicia Marcus penned this piece in collaboration with Jill Ozarski. They say that there are successful models for leveraging natural systems to improve water quality and supplies, enhance biodiversity and blunt the ravages of wildfires – and that there’s even something we can learn from beavers. Read the full story here.

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Water management challenges revealed in world-first survey

A new report reveals the key issues to improving water outcomes globally, as perceived through the eyes of people with national water leadership responsibility. Launched on Monday 29 November at the XVII World Water Congress of the International Water Resources Association in Daegu, Republic of Korea, the inaugural Global Water Policy Report 2021: Listening to …

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