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Newsletter 36th Issue 24 December, 2020

1. News

1. Congratulations on our Chairperson’s inauguration as President Director of Perum Jasa Tirta II (PJT2)

Logo of Isabela State UniversityWe, NARBO Secretariat, are delighted to convey our warmest congratulations to our Chairperson, Dr. Ir. Imam Santoso, M.Sc, on his appointment as President Director of Perum Jasa Tirta II (PJT2). It is a great honor for NARBO to congratulate our chairperson to take such a high position, which we all think he deserves as he has been contributing to NARBO activities for many years.
We would like to offer our best wishes for his continued success in his position.
[Perum Jasa Tirta II (PJT2)]

2. Report of the 14th OECD WGI Meeting

NARBO secretariat (the Japan Water Agency) attended the 14th Water Governance Initiative (WGI) Meeting held by OECD on 2nd and 3rd November, 2020.

3. The 4th APWS was postponed to 2022

The 4th Asia-Pacific Water Summit (APWS), which was planned to be held in October 2020 in Kumamoto, Japan, was postponed to April 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now the organizer, Asia-Pacific Water Forum (APWF), are holding webinars as a part of the preparation for the summit.
NARBO and JWA are finding an opportunity to have a session in the 4th APWS. For a better event to be held, it is the time for us to build our brains and be prepared. Till then, please stay safe and healthy.
Kumamoto 2022 - APWF
APWF Webinar series

4. The 9th WWF was postponed to 2022

The 9th World Water Forum (WWF), which was planned to be held in March 2021, was postponed to March 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The forum under the theme of "Water Security for Peace and Development" will take place in Dakar, Senegal, the first time in sub-Saharan Africa.
Senegal and the World Water Council have decided to postpone the 9th World Water Forum scheduled in Dakar, to March 21-26, 2022. – 9th World Water Forum – Dakar 2021
By secretariat of NARBO

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