The World Hydropower Congress brings together industry, government, finance and civil society to set priorities for the future of the sector.
The 2019 Congress will be held in Paris from 14 to 16 May 2019. The event is organised by the International Hydropower Association (IHA).
The event will focus on hydropower’s role in delivering the Paris Climate Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals, under the theme ‘The Power of Water in a Sustainable, Interconnected World’.
|Date:||Tue, 05/14/2019 to Thu, 05/16/2019|
|Location:||Espace Grande Arche, Paris, France|
19 December 2018
The UN climate conference in Katowice, Poland, concluded this weekend with agreement by 196 countries on plans for a common rulebook for bringing the Paris Agreement into force by 2020.
The rulebook outlines how governments should report their greenhouse gas emissions and contributions to climate finance, as well as rules about voluntary market mechanisms such as carbon trading.
A Global Network of Sustainable Water and Energy Solutions, led by Itaipu Binacional and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, was launched during the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP 24) in Poland.
Twelve months after the UN Climate Conference in Bonn (COP23), the Polish city of Katowice hosts COP24.
Despite important progress in the intergovernmental negotiations, we have not done enough, we are not doing enough, and we are witnessing the consequences of climate change. Heat waves and drought, rising tides and severe flooding have all reared their heads during 2018.
7 December 2018
Registration is now open for the World Hydropower Congress, the globe’s most important gathering of hydropower decision-makers, experts and innovators.
This biennial event, which takes place between 14-16 May 2019, brings together representatives of industry, government, finance and civil society to help shape the future of hydropower.
Hydropower reservoirs provide a variety of water and energy services and are a catalyst for driving global decarbonisation and achieving the Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals.
The 24th Conference of the Parties (COP24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is convened under the presidency of the government of Poland between 3 and 14 December in Katowice, Poland.
|Date:||Mon, 12/03/2018 to Fri, 12/14/2018|