Video Series Highlights IWRM Projects Activities in 6 Small Islands

January 2, 2017
Nairobi, Kenya - A series of videos documenting the progress made in promoting integrated approaches to water management in 6 Small Island Developing States was launched last week. The aim of the series is to document project activities as well as to inspire the public and key actors from the water sector to take action together to protect their precious and vulnerable water resources.
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Water Experts from Cabo Verde Visit São Tomé and Príncipe

December 20, 2016
São Tomé and Príncipe - A team of 5 water experts from Cabo Verde travelled to São Tomé and Príncipe for 5 days to meet national representatives from the water sector and exchanges best practices in the field of water management.
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Small Islands Efforts to Better Manage Water Highlighted at World Water Week

September 2, 2016
Stockholm, Sweden - The IWRM AIO SIDS project took part to the World Water Week in Stockholm, from 28 August to 2 September 2016. The Regional Coordination Unit took the opportunity to convene a seminar to highlight the ongoing work on wastewater management and reuse in Stockholm, Sweden - Small Island Developing States from the Atlantic and Indian Ocean. The CEO of the National Agency for Water and Sanitation of Cabo Verde, Hercules Vieira, and the Director of the Water Resource Unit of Mauritius, Lomush Joggoo, where invited by the project to share lessons learned and best practices during the event.
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Small Islands Discuss Investment in Water at GEF IWC-8 Conference

May 16, 2016
Negombo, Sri Lanka - Representatives from the UNEP/UNDP/GEF Atlantic and Indian Ocean SIDS Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Project attended to the 8th Global Environment Facility Biennial International Waters Conference (IWC-8) in Sri Lanka. The meeting gathered over 300 delegates to discuss how to speed up and improve the world’s response to growing pressure on transboundary fresh and marine water resources.
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Our Project Held its 4th Regional Steering Committee in Sri Lanka

May 6, 2016
Colombo, Sri-Lanka - The fourth Regional Steering Committee of the Integrated Water Resources Management in Atlantic and Indian Ocean Small Islands Developing State project was held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from 06 to 08 May 2016.The three days meeting gathered high-level government officials from the six participating countries, national stakeholders, demonstration project managers and representatives from the UN agencies involved in the project.
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Small Islands Celebrate World Water Day 2016

March 22, 2016
Mauritius, Grand Baie - The Minister of Energy and Public Utilities of Mauritius, H. E. Ivan Collendavelloo, officially kicked off the World Water Day 2016 celebrations by launching an exhibition on water at the "La Marie" water treatment plant, the biggest plant in the country. The three-day event on the theme “Water and Jobs” was organised at the initiative of the Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities in collaboration with several ministries and departments.
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