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Ninth Session of the IRENA Assembly

Event description

The IRENA Assembly is the Agency’s supreme decision-making body and brings together heads of state, ministers, government officials, and representatives from the private sector, civil society and other international organisations to reaffirm the global renewable energy agenda and make concrete steps to accelerate the global energy transition.

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Date: Fri, 01/11/2019 to Sun, 01/13/2019
Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Type: Sector event

Coalition for Action Annual Strategy Meeting 2019

Event description

The third Coalition for Action Annual Strategy Meeting will take place in conjunction with the IRENA Assembly and the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi. As a member of the Coalition, IHA will attend this closed meeting. 

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For more information, please visit the organiser's website

Details

Date: Thu, 01/10/2019
Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Type: Sector event

14th International Symposium on River Sedimentation

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The 14th International Symposium on River Sedimentation, with the theme of ‘Integrated Sediment Management in Rivers and Coasts’, has been organised by Sichuan University and takes places between 16 to 19 September 2019 in Chengdu, China.

World Hydropower Congress

Event description

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’.

Details

Date: Tue, 05/14/2019 to Thu, 05/16/2019
Location: Espace Grande Arche, Paris, France
Type: World event

COP24: UN climate conference concludes with rulebook agreement

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.

Hydropower Sustainability Guidelines

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The Hydropower Sustainability Guidelines on Good International Industry Practice define expected sustainability performance for the hydropower sector across a range of environmental, social, technical and governance topics.

Climate change negotiations: what’s at stake at COP24?

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.

Event: The 38th IAHR World Congress, 'Water – Connecting the World'

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The 38th IAHR World Congress, with the central theme 'Water – Connecting the World', will take place between 1 and 6 September 2019 in Panama City, Panama.

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