International Waters learning Exchange & Resource Network

The GEF Biennial International Waters Conference (IWC) is the signature learning event for the GEF International Waters portfolio of projects and partners. IWCs bring together around 300 project managers, technical experts, participating country representatives, NGOs, private sector and GEF Agency staff from more than 700 ongoing projects in 70 countries. The IWC's principle objective is to facilitate cross-sectoral and portfolio-wide learning and experience-sharing.

IWC10 - 2023
To be announced
The Tenth GEF Biennial International Waters Conference is hoped to take place in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2021. An exact date...
05-08 Nov 2018, Marrakesh
The Ninth GEF Biennial International Waters Conference (2018)
09-13 May 2016, Negombo
8th GEF Bennial International Water Conference (2016)
26-21 Oct 2013, Barbados
7th GEF Biannual International Water Conference (2013)
IWSC 2012
24 - 26 September 2012 - Bangkok
Setting the International Waters Science Agenda for the next Decade
IWC6 2011
17 - 20 October 2011 - Croatia
6th Biannual International Waters Confererence
IWC5 2009
26-29 October - Cairns, Australia
The 5th Biennial GEF International Waters Conference
31 July - 3 August 2007 - Cape Town, SA
GEF's 4th Biennial International Waters Conference
IWC3 2005
20th June - 25th June 2005 - Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Global Environmental Facility: Third Biennial International Waters Conference
IWC2 2002
25th September - 29th September 2002 - Dalian, China
GEF 2nd Biennial International Waters Conference
IWC1 2000
14-18 October 2000 - Budapest, Hungary
The First Global Environment Facility International Waters Conference - Agenda, Report, Presentations