Special Feature Story: Shaping Policy on Valuing Water in Bangladesh

By Jennifer Moeller-Gulland and Toaha Muhammad In the land of the world’s largest river delta, famous for its epic monsoons, millions of people do not have safe drinking water. Many Bangladeshis spend each day collecting water and making it safe enough to use, taking time from other necessary activities such as childcare, education, and household […]

2030 WRG celebrates World Water Day with partners

World Water Day is an annual United Nations Observance focusing on the importance of freshwater. It is coordinated by UN-Water and led by one or more UN-Water Members and Partners with a related mandate. World Water Day celebrates water and raises awareness of the 2.2 billion people living without access to safe water. It is […]

Communications Toolkit

This toolkit aims to give users the tools needed to communicate clearly and powerfully about the important work the 2030 Water Resources Group is doing in developing partnerships for more equitable and sustainable water resource management. It was developed over several months and draws on an extensive review of existing communications outputs and interviews with […]

2030 WRG Key Messages 2-Pager & Communications Toolkit

The 2030 WRG key messages 2-pager and communications toolkit aims to give users the tools needed to communicate clearly about the work the 2030 Water Resources Group is doing in developing partnerships for more equitable and sustainable water resources management. It was developed over several months and draws on an extensive review of existing communications […]

Webinar on PPPs in Water Supply and Sanitation Kicks Off Tripartite Series To Accelerate Private Sector Participation In Kenyan Water Sector

Nairobi – Over 100 virtual participants attended the inaugural webinar hosted by 2030 WRG together with the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) on Friday, 26th February. The series of three webinars aims to highlight business opportunities for private companies in the Kenyan water sector, bringing together public and private sector actors to deliberate on the […]

PRESS RELEASE | Hungary, IFC, and 2030 WRG Expand on Successful Partnership to Create Markets and Respond to COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2021 – The Government of Hungary and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, formally kicked off the next phase of their partnership today, agreeing to work together on IFC’s creating markets strategy and on its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The expanded partnership builds on Hungary’s initial investment in 2014 which […]

Reuters Events: Interview: How WEF converts blue-sky thinking into real-world action

This article was originally published in Reuters Events and can be found here. As Davos goes online this year, Oliver Balch talks to Dominic Waughray of WEF’s Centre for Global Public Goods on the 50-year-old organisation’s approach to bringing about long-term, effective system transformation. The World Economic Forum’s (WEF) annual summit looks and feels remarkably different this […]

Launch of 2030 WRG São Paulo Steering Committee

December 2020 – Our team in Brazil launched the 2030 WRG São Paulo Steering Committee, which is chaired by the State Secretary of Infrastructure and Environment and is comprised of more than 15 representatives from the public and private sectors as well as civil society and academia. The Steering Committee has been launched as a […]

Global Water Intelligence Magazine: Ethiopia looks for ways to make zero-liquid discharge ambitions cost-effective

Source: Global Water Intelligence Magazine, Vol. 22, Issue 1, 21 January 2021 (membership only) The country’s industrial parks have led the way on ZLD treatment – can the authorities make it into a commercially sustainable business? Ethiopia’s Industrial Park Development Corporation (IPDC) is preparing to roll out a series of measures aimed at improving the […]