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Mine Water Coordinating Body established in South Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa – A pioneering Mine Water Coordinating Body (MWCB) has been established as an outcome of collaboration under the Strategic Water Partners Network (SWPN), the South Africa partnership of the 2030 WRG.  The MWCB, active since early 2017, brings together the mining industry and government to find solutions to the complex regulatory, institutional and […]

2030 WRG receives Honorary Government Diploma Mongolia

On July 6, 2017, the Mongolian Minister of Environment and Tourism conferred an Honorary Government Diploma to Christoph Jakob, 2030 WRG Regional Co-Head Asia. The certificate was presented by the State Secretary Ts. Tsengel early July in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, for the recognition and strong appreciation of the ongoing work in the country.

Troubled Waters: A Multi-Stakeholder Vision to Rejuvenate the Hindon

News Source: Terra Green (July 2017) Over the past few decades, man has made all possible attempts to conquer the rivers by blocking them off with long embankments, dams, barrages, channels, crossroads, short-length bridges, and physical structures, all leading to deteriorating river conditions. People, unaware of the dire consequences, have treated rivers as a means […]

Introducing the 2030 WRG São Paulo Representative

Stela Goldenstein joined the 2030 Water Resources Group team as Representative for its program in São Paulo, Brazil. She has assumed her duties as of July 1st, 2017. Stela is a geographer and brings an extensive experience from working with the public sector in Brazil, at the federal, state and municipal levels focusing on environmental, […]

[Portuguese only] MoU signed with Sao Paulo Water and Sanitation Secretariat

A Secretaria de Saneamento e Recursos Hídricos do Estado de São Paulo assinou Memorando de Entendimento (MoU) com a Corporação Financeira Internacional (IFC), entidade do grupo do Banco Mundial que é a implementadora do 2030 Grupo de Recursos Hídricos (WRG). Esta, por sua vez, é uma plataforma multiatores para tratar de questões relacionadas à água […]

First Kenya Industrial Water Alliance (KIWA) industrial water management workshop in Nairobi

The Kenya Industrial Water Alliance (KIWA) held its first ever industrial water management workshop on June 23, in Nairobi. Led by the chair of the alliance and the CEO of the Kenya Association of Manufacturer’s, the workshop brought together over 60 stakeholders from government, manufacturing industries, civil society and academic institutions to discuss different initiatives aimed […]

Launch of Karnataka Multi-Stakeholder Platform for Water and first Steering Board Meeting

The Government of Karnataka (GoK) and 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG) launched the Karnataka Multi-Stakeholder Platform for Water (MSP – Water), with the aim to collectively drive concrete and impactful programs, projects and policies for water sustainability through partnership-based approaches. The launch meeting of the Karnataka MSP – Water, held in May 2017, was […]