Events

Throughout the world workshops, seminars, conferences and trainings are being held in order to cope with the challenges in delta regions. The Delta Alliance aims to connect and contribute to a number of these events. The events as outlined on this page are either (co-)organised by the Delta Alliance, organised by Delta Alliance partners or are relevant for persons working on delta issues worldwide.

Upcoming Delta Alliance events and delta events with DA participation

Call for presentations: Africa day 2018 (20 October 2018) Climate change is a theme that needs to be addressed urgently. Although its effects are felt worldwide, the African continent appears to carry the heaviest burden when it comes to adapting to climate change. To explore how climate change could be addressed in Africa, the Netherlands Association for African Studies (NVAS) organizes the NVAS Africa day 2018 entitled ‘Responding to climate change in Africa’ in collaboration with the World Wildlife Fund.
Netherlands Association for African Studies (NVAS)
Cairo Water Week 2018 and 3rd Delta Coalition Ministerial Conference (14-18 October 2018) Cairo Water Week considered the biggest water-related event in Egypt. It will be organized by the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation in cooperation with national, regional and international partners. It aims at promoting water awareness and fostering new thinking to face the most pressing water related challenges, keep abreast of global moves to address water challenges and identify modern tools and techniques for managing water resources. General theme: Water Conservation for Sustainable Development.
Future Deltas Summer School (27-31 August 2018) Are you working on river flooding, coastal dynamics, land subsidence, salt water intrusion, livelihoods, governance or land use, environmental or water law? In this course an opportunity is offered to further explore your specific working field, framed within a broader context of natural and social processes affecting delta systems and delta life. With an interdisciplinary team of teachers, researchers, students, professionals and practitioners. Drivers of change in deltas, impacts of these changes, and sustainable management solutions, by means of lectures, working group sessions, sharing experiences, and excursions in the Rhine-Meuse delta (NL) will be explored.
Utrecht University
International Conference Water Science for Impact (16-18 October 2018) This large international and multidiscipinary water conference is convened within the framework of the WUR 100 years centennial celebrations, and is organised by WUR, Deltares, KWR Watercycle Research Institute, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) and Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL). The conference will focus on the interaction between science and society in developing solutions for pressing water related problems as identified in the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
WUR, Deltares, RIVM, PBL

Past Events

Session AF2018: Adaptation practice and experience in deltas in the global south (21 June 2018)
Delta Alliance International Secretariat / Kulima Integrated Development Solutions
Delta Alliance side event at AF2018: Towards resilient African deltas through enhanced knowledge exchange and research network (18 June 2018)
Delta Alliance International Secretariat
Water, Climate & Future Deltas Symposium (21 June 2018) De belangrijkste doelen van het symposium zijn: het presenteren van de resultaten van het programma Future Deltas (2014-2018); introductie nieuwe hub Water, Climate & Future Deltas (2018-2022); ontwikkelen van gezamenlijke onderzoeksideeën.
Seminar Integrated design of Ghana’s Volta delta and coast (15 May 2018) During the seminar several research projects in Ghana will be presented and the Ghanaian and Dutch student teams will pitch their research results to a group of government stakeholders connected to the Volta Delta that will be in the Netherlands at the invitation of the Dutch embassy that week.
Delta Alliance International Secretariat / DIMI / KNUST
Boekpresentatie: De toekomst van water en klimaat in beeld (19 april 2018) Hoe zien de water-gerelateerd uitdagingen in de wereld eruit in 2050? Waar zal te veel, te weinig of te vies water een grotere rol gaan spelen? En wat betekent een groeiende wereldbevolking en klimaatverandering voor de beschikbaarheid van energie, voedsel, sanitatie en migratie. Waar beïnvloedt dit zelfs mogelijk conflicten? De uitnodiging en mogelijkheid tot aanmelden is te vinden op de PBL website.
PBL
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