WLE Key Events Calendar 2020

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Every year WLE and partners run sessions, present research findings, share solutions, and connect with decision-makers at events around the globe. We also mark international days that promote sustainable, equitable solutions. The following is a selection of key events and days WLE plans to engage in during 2020.

January

WLE/GWA/IWMI Migration and water webinar : Jan 23, Global

February

World Wetlands Day : Feb 2

Sustainable Food Systems – going beyond Food Security : Feb 7-8, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany

International Day of Women and Girls in Science : Feb 11

March

International Women’s Day : Mar 8

IWMI Annual Research Meeting : Mar 16, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Social and Behavior Change Communication Summit : Mar 30-Apr 3, Marrakech, Morocco

April

International Union of Soil Science : Apr 1

May

CoSAI Commissioners meeting / launch : May 17, Rome, Italy

World Agroforestry Congress : May 18-20, Nuoro, Sardinia

World Conference on Ecological Restoration 2020 : May 21-22, Vancouver, Canada

International Day for Biological Diversity : May 22

June

World Environment Day : Jun 5

EAT Stockholm Food Forum 2020 : Jun 10-11 (side events Jun 9), Stockholm

IUCN Congress 2020 : Jun 11-19, Marseille, France

8th Africa Agriculture Science Week (AASW8) : Jun 15-18, Accra, Ghana

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought : Jun 17

World Refugee Day : Jun 20

July

Generation Equality Forum : May 7-8, Mexico City & Jul 7-10, Paris, France

The World Conference on Waste Management (WCWM) : Jul 7-9, Madrid, Spain

Earth Overshoot Day : Jul 29

August

Stockholm World Water Week : Aug 23-28, Stockholm, Sweden

7th IWA Water Resource Recovery Modelling Seminar : Aug 22-26, Arosa, Switzerland

Eurosoil 2020 : Aug 24-28,  Geneva, Switzerland

September

African Green Revolution Forum : Sep 8-11, Kigali, Rwanda

Tropentag : Sep 9-11, Prague, Czech Republic

October

Biodiversity COP : Oct 15-28, Kunming, China

Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium : Oct 14-16, Des Moines, Iowa

Committee on Food Security Summit – FAO : Oct 14, Rome, Italy

International Day of Rural Women : Oct 15

World Food Day : Oct 16

IWA Water and Development Congress : Oct 18-23, Copenhagen, Denmark

November

Climate COP 26 : Nov 9-29, Glasglow, Scotland

GLF : Nov 14-15, Glasglow, Scotland

December

World Soil Day : Dec 5

International Migrants Day : Dec 18

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