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PHILIPPINE WATER PARTNERSHIP ACTIVITIES FOR 2014

Goal 1 – Catalyze Change in Policy Practice -Country level roundtable discussion (RTD) on Tracking of Progress
(TOP) for water security

Goal 2 – Generate and Communicate Knowledge -Advocacy work on IWRM targeting newly elected officials at
the national, provincial and local levels

Goal 3 – Strengthen Partnership -Partnership strengthening through recruitment, training and media
engagement Water and Climate Programme (WACDEP) -National Development and Sector Plans-Incorporation
of climate change resilience into national development planning, decision-making processes -Investments-
Development of an investment checlist and priority programs of two (2) river basins

 

Water and Energy Forum
–PWP was one of the organizations which collaborated with the National Water Resources Board (NWRB) and Department of Energy (DoE) in the conduct of a one-day Water and Energy Forum on March 20, 2014 which is one of the activities lined-up for a week-long celebration of the World Water Day 2014.
– The forum aimed to raise awareness of the inter-  linkages between water and energy; and  promote better understanding on renewal energy and new technologies in hydropower.

Topics were:
–  Water and Energy Nexus
–  Water and Energy in the Framework of IWRM
–  Renewable Energy and Update on Hydropower Development in the Philippines
–  Clean Development Mechanism and Renewable Energy
–  Presentation of Philippine Association of Small Scale  Hydropower (PASSHYDRO) Developers and Stakeholders

CD including print out of the Briefing Note on  Connecting Water and Energy  produced by Global Water Partnership (GWP) for the 2014 World Water Day were distributed to forum participants .

PWP participated in the culminating activity of the 2014 World Water Day held at the SM Mall of Asia (MOA) on March 21, 2014.  The pledge of commitment by heads of participating organizations and parade (Philippines Walk for Water) around the venue were among the highlights of this event.

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