News and Events

ICIWaRM Hosts AGU Town Hall on US Scientific Community Engagement in IHP Programs
28 Dec 2023

United States Elected to the Intergovernmental Council of UNESCO IHP
24 Nov 2023

New CRIDA Website is Released
1 Nov 2023

Data Downloads and Applications of PERSIANN Products Continue to Grow
21 Oct 2023

Workshop Held for Guayubin Subbasin (NW Dominican Republic) Water Resource Governance Model
15 Sep 2023

Climate Risk Informed Decision Analysis (CRIDA) Program is Planning Ahead
30 Aug 2023

ICIWaRM-Supported Product found to be Overall Best for Detecting Precipitation Extremes over Mainland China
10 Aug 2023

CRIDA is the recommended approach for some Green Climate Fund proposals
20 July 2023

Real-time Precipitation Dataset Supported by ICIWaRM Incorporated into Newest Version of NASA’s IMERG
15 July 2023

Member States Approve US Re-entry into UNESCO
30 Jun 2023

ICIWaRM Plays Major Role in UNESCO Climate Conference
10 May 2023

NY Water Week Marathon Relay Discussion for Water leads to Formation of Global Accelerator Incubation Network
15 Apr 2023

HELP Guiding Principles for Incorporating Environmental Justice into Flood Risk Management Published
15 Mar 2023

ICIWaRM Trains Dominican Scientists and Facilitators on Shared Vision Planning
7 Feb 2023

Madagascar Water Challenges Engage ICIWaRM
10 Dec 2022

ICIWARM Participates in Meeting of UNESCO National Committees, Centers and Chairs for Latin America and the Caribbean/
20 Nov 2022

Improvements to the African Flood and Drought Monitor (AFDM): Closer to Real Time and Faster to Display
31 Oct 2022

Regional CRIDA Training for Latin America Comes to a Close
5 Sep 2022

ICIWaRM Co-Organizes ICTP-Africa Joint School on Rainfall and Water Resources Management
10 Aug 2022

Addressing Climate Risk and Building Adaptive Capacity in South African Biosphere Reserves
1 Jul 2022

ICIWaRM Participates in UNESCO IHP Water Science Conference and Intergovernmental Council Meeting
15 May 2022

“Water Infrastructure Planning, Management and Design under Climate Uncertainty” Now Available in Book Form
10 April 2022

New CHRS-UNESCO-ICIWaRM Precipitation Products show Significant Improvement in Accuracy
13 Feb 2022

ICIWARM Co-Edits Special Volume on ‘Water infrastructure planning, management and design under climate uncertainty’
15 Jan 2022

ICIWaRM Holds Annual Meeting of Partner Institutions
20 Dec 2021

ICIWaRM Engages in COP-26 Event on Planning for Uncertainty through Climate-resilient Water Management Approaches
5 Dec 2021

CUAHSI and ICIWaRM Collaborate on Data-Sharing for the BuPuSa Basin, Southern Africa
20 Nov 2021

Higher Resolution African Flood and Drought Monitor is Now On Line
10 Nov 2021

Over 1000 people from 149 Countries Attend UNESCO-AGWA-ICIWaRM Global Conference on Climate-resilient Water Management Approaches
31 Oct 2021

ICIWaRM Co-Organizes Training Workshop on Satellite Precipitation Estimation and Applications in Central Asia”
30 Sep 2021

ICIWaRM Co-convenes World Water Week Session on Bottom-up Water Management Approaches
30 Aug 2021

Data Downloads of PERSIANN Products set Yearly Record—and it’s only July
22 July 2021

Seventh CRIDA Seminar Focuses on Assessing Climate Risks for Semi-Arid Regions
25 June 2021

Sixth CRIDA Seminar Focuses on Enhancing Urban Water Resilience: Case Studies from South America
10 May 2021

Real-time PERSIANN Rainfall Dataset Updated with Improved Accuracy
15 Apr 2021

Fifth CRIDA Seminar Focuses on Climate Risk Assessment for Hydropower
20 Mar 2021

ICIWaRM and other UNESCO Centers Collaborate on Hydrology Chapter for UNESCO Engineering Report
4 Mar 2021

CRIDA Highlighted in World Bank’s Resilience Rating System for Water Sector Projects
2 Feb 2021

ICIWaRM’s Climate Risk-Informed Decision Analysis (CRIDA) Publication now Available in Spanish
7 Jan 2021

ICIWaRM Meets with Governing Board of Germany’s International Centre for Water Resources and Global Change
15 Dec 2020

ICIWaRM Holds Shared Vision Planning Training Course for Dominican Republic Water Professionals
15 Nov 2020

ICIWARM and Sister Category 2 Centers Organize Transboundary Cooperation Session at Cairo Water Week
21 Oct 2020

ICIWaRM Presents Training Course on Gridded Surface-Subsurface Hydrologic Analysis (GSSHA)
1 Oct 2020

Second Webinar in UNESCO-ICIWaRM-AGWA Series on Climate-Resistant Water Management Approaches Held
15 Sep 2020

State of California Adopts Climate Risk-Informed Decision Analysis (CRIDA) as its Climate Change Adaptation Approach for the State Water Project
1 Sep 2020

USAID Champions ICIWaRM-Developed Water Management Methodology in Southern Africa
15 Aug 2020

ICIWaRM, UNESCO and AGWA Launch Webinar Series on Climate-Resilient Water Management Approaches
19 Jul 2020

CRIDA Case Study for Climate-Vulnerable Chilean River Basin Published
17 May 2020

ICIWaRM Participates in Governing Board Meeting of Partner UNESCO Center CAZALAC
15 April 2020

Climate Risk Informed Decision Analysis (CRIDA) Workshop in Kruger National Park, South Africa
25 Mar 2020

A New Flood and Drought Monitoring System for Mozambique and Zimbabwe
1 Mar 2020

ICIWaRM Continues Work in Dominican Republic to Help Develop a Watershed Management Plan in NW Dominican Republic
18 Feb 2020

ICIWaRM Holds Partners Meeting at U.S. National Academies’ Keck Center
20 Jan 2020

Climate Risk-Informed Decision Analysis Featured at COP25
5 Jan 2020

ICIWaRM Collaborators Awarded the 2019 WCRP/GCOS International Water Prize
15 Dec 2019

UNESCO “Droughts in the Anthropocene” Exhibition Features ICIWaRM Water Management Tools
24 Nov 2019

African Flood and Drought Monitor Training in East Africa
5 Nov 2019

ICIWaRM Sponsored Precipitation Tools Highlighted at Training Course for Arab States in Lebanon
24 Oct 2019

ICIWaRM Scientists Address Water Management Challenges in NW Dominican Republic
13 Oct 2019

ICIWaRM Instructors Lead African Water Resources Decision-Making Courses
20 Sep 2019

Chile Flood and Drought Monitor Created
15 Aug 2019

Thailand uses ICIWaRM and UNESCO sponsored Real-Time Precipitation Product Operationally
22 Jul 2019

ICIWaRM Assists with ICTP-hosted “Fifth Workshop on Water Resources in Developing Countries”
7 Jun 2019

CRIDA Featured in Award-Winning Water Resources IMPACT Article
20 May 2019

ICIWaRM Director Presents Precipitation Estimation App on Behalf of UNESCO G-WADI and University of California, Irvine
1 April 2019

CRIDA Discussion sets Record for AWRA Webinar Participation
15 March 2019

ICIWaRM Explores New Opportunities in Latin America for Bottom-Up Climate Adaptation
10 February 2019

ICIWaRM Participates in Training Course on “Applying Satellite Remote Sensing For Water Resources Management in Africa”
23 January 2019

ICIWaRM organizes Shared Vision Planning & Collaborative Modeling for Mekong River Commission Staff and National Committees
18 December 2018

Building Urban Flood and Drought Resilience with Shared Vision Planning, Udon Thani, Thailand
22 November 2018

ICIWaRM Supports Inaugural African Drought Atlas Training
5 November 2018

ICIWaRM and UNESCO IHP Release Publication on Climate Risk-Informed Decision Analysis
24 October 2018

ICIWaRM Co-sponsors International G-WADI Seminar on “Citizen Science for Water Management and Drought”, Santiago, Chile
15 October 2018

ICIWaRM Assists with Khartoum workshop on Rainwater Harvesting
30 September 2018

ICIWaRM Helps East African Countries Track Rainfall in Real Time and Historically
7 August 2018

ICIWaRM Co-organizes Side Event on Hydrology towards Sustainable Resilient Societies at United Nations
15 July 2018

ICIWaRM Featured at First UNESCO Water Science-Policy Interface Colloquium; Participates in IHP Intergovernmental Council
24 June 2018

ICIWaRM Attends Governing Board Meeting of German Category 2 Center
31 May 2018

ICIWaRM plays Leadership Roles in Eighth World Water Forum
10 April 2018

ICIWaRM leads Breakout Sessions on Transboundary Water Cooperation
15 March 2018

ICIWaRM holds its annual “Partners Meeting”
20 February 2018

ICIWaRM chairs panel at UNESCO’s Regional workshop on climate services for improved water resources management for Southern Africa.
2 February 2018

7th Asian G-WADI Meeting and Workshop held in Hyderabad
5 January 2018

ICIWaRM Subject Matter Experts Lead Shared Vision Planning Pilot in Tisza River Basin
4 December 2017

ICIWaRM Leads Collaborative Model Verification and Development Workshop for the Mekong River Commission
20 November 2017

Water Cooperation and Diplomacy Degree Master’s Program Marks First Graduation Day
10 November 2017

ICIWaRM-US State Dept. Agreement signed for Strengthening water COoperation for REgional Security (SCORES)
20 October 2017

ICIWaRM Conducts Collaborative Risk-Informed Decision Analysis (CRIDA) Technical Exchange at Asian Institute of Technology
1 October 2017

ICIWaRM Participates in Meeting of IHP National Committees, Centers, Chairs and Programs for Latin America and the Caribbean
20 September 2017

African-Flood-and-Drought-Monitor finds Applications in Health, Epidemiology and Migration studies
31 August 2017

Mekong River Commission Joint Committee Workshop on Building Capacity in Shared Vision Planning and Negotiation
30 July 2017

ICIWaRM Co-organizes Technical Workshop on Climate Change Risk, Vulnerability Assessment and Early Warning for Africa
30 June 2017

ICIWaRM Welcomes Delegation from South Korea
15 June 2017

Hydrologic Engineering Center’s Hydrologic Modeling System (HEC-HMS) can now Import Gridded Rainfall Data Globally
20 May 2017

ICIWaRM kicks off Study on Risk-Based Hydrologic Engineering Standards under Climate Uncertainty
1 May 2017

ICIWaRM and DELTARES develop and conduct hands-on training in the use of Collaborative Modeling in IWRM at Global Water Partnership meeting in Accra, Ghana, April 11-12, 2017
15 Apr 2017

ICIWaRM participates in UNESCO Seminar on Rainwater Harvesting Techniques
15 March 2017

ICIWaRM Cosponsors Third ASEAN Academic Network Technical Training Workshop for Water and Disaster Management
1 February 2017

G-WADI Workshop on Princeton’s African Flood and Drought Monitor held in Harare, Zimbabwe hosted by WaterNet
10 January 2017

Shared Vision Planning for Green Infrastructure to Reduce Urban Flood Risk in Udon Thani, Thailand
1 December 2016

ICIWaRM Participates in UNESCO Center Symposium on Water Cooperation
21 November 2016

ICIWaRM Presents Results of Tuul River, Mongolia Groundwater Model to Decision Makers
14 November 2016

IHP-led, ICIWaRM-coordinated Arid Regions Water Resources Network G-WADI releases new app “iRain”, combining real-time rainfall information, citizen science and social media.
8 November 2016

G-WADI Celebrates its Past and Plans its Future
31 October 2016

Multi-Hazard “Tournament” Takes Place in the Iowa-Cedar – A UNESCO HELP basin in Minnesota and Iowa, USA
15 September 2016

ICIWaRM Leads Shared Vision Planning Workshop in the Dominican Republic
18 August 2016

ICIWaRM Provides Technical Collaboration on Water Data and Drought in Support of South Africa
1 August 2016

ICIWaRM and NASA Collaborate with UNESCO on Remote Sensing and Water Resources Course in Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
18 July 2016

ICIWaRM takes part in 10th World General Assembly of International Network of Basin Organizations (INBO)
1 July 2016

ICIWaRM Participates in Meetings of UNESCO Category 2 Science and Engineering Centers in Beijing and Koblenz
20 June 2016

Advancing the Implementation of the Latin American Flood and Drought Monitor at the National Level
5 June 2016

ICIWaRM Enters into Partnership with the European Regional Centre for Ecohydrology in Poland
20 May 2016

ICIWaRM Participates in G-WADI Training Workshop with UNESCO Global Partners at University of Khartoum, Sudan
10 March 2016

Namibia Uses G-WADI’s Precipitation Estimates in their Daily Flood Bulletin
5 February 2016

ICIWaRM Provides Training in Hydrologic and Hydraulic Modeling at ASCE-EWRI Meeting in Sri Lanka
15 January 2016

RainMapper – G-WADI’s New Mobile Device Application for Real-time Global Precipitation Monitoring Available
10 December 2015

ICIWaRM-Supported Precipitation Estimation Tool Taught at ASEAN-UNESCO Workshop for Disaster Risk Reduction in SE Asia
4 October 2015

ICIWaRM and province of Udon Thani Thailand hold Inter-Municipal Flood Risk Reduction Strategy Dialogue
25 September 2015

New brochures available for ICIWaRM/G-WADI sponsored ‘Latin American Flood and Drought Monitor’ and ‘Latin American and Caribbean Drought Atlas’
1 September 2015

ICIWaRM Director Attends Governing Board Meeting and Water Symposium Hosted by the International Center for Water Resources and Global Change
1 August 2015

US Mission to UNESCO Sponsors Visit to US by Water Professionals from Eastern Europe and Central Asia
1 July 2015

UNESCO’s Arid Regions Water Program holds Meeting of Sub-Saharan Africa network
20 June 2015

ICIWaRM continues work with OSCE and UNECE on Transboundary Dniester River Basin
10 June 2015

ICIWaRM Economist and Engineer help International Sediment Initiative with Strategic Planning
1 June 2015

UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Natural Sciences Visits ICIWaRM
15 May 2015

ICIWaRM provides Scenario and Shared Vision Planning Support in Dominican Republic
1 May 2015

ICIWaRM organizes Mongolia Groundwater Modeling Workshop
5 April 2015

ICIWaRM Organizes Environmental Flow Assessment Workshop
23 February 2015

ICIWaRM Publishes Study of Water Allocation in the U.S. as part of Collaborative Program with Brazil’s Agência Nacional de Águas
1 January 2015

Category 2 Centers Meet in Koblenz, Germany to Discuss Strategy and Collaboration
15 December 2014

ICIWaRM Holds Working Meetings in the Ukraine and Moldova on Multi-Reservoir Modeling of the Dniester River
10 November 2014

ICIWaRM Hosts ‘Women, Water, Wells’ photography exhibit at World Water Forum Symposium
31 October 2014

ICIWaRM Holds Training course on Reservoir Environmental Flows Modeling in La Plata, Argentina
15 Sep 2014

ICIWaRM Participates in the Annual Meeting of the North American Network of Basin Organizations (NANBO)
19 August 2014

ICIWaRM Supports U.S. at International Hydrological Programme’s 21st Session of the Intergovernmental Council
3 July 2014

ICIWaRM Director Participates in Ecohydrology Steering Committee Workshop for 8th Phase of UNESCO’s International Hydrological Programme (IHP-VIII)
18 June 2014

ICIWaRM Holds Training course on Reservoir System Analysis in the Dominican Republic
20 May 2014

HEC Hydraulic Engineers Lead Training in Guatemala
28 April 2014

International Visitor Leadership Program Sponsors UNESCO Visit to ICIWaRM
7 March 2014

Lessons from North and Central American UNESCO-HELP Basins
26 February 2014

ICIWaRM Team Supports Water Cooperation in the Nile Basin
20 December 2013

ICIWaRM Organizes Session on Rainfall Estimates Using Satellite Data
6 June 2013

ICI-RAFT Developed to Estimate Frequency and Intensity of Rainfall Events
4 Mar 2013

ICIWaRM Partners Review Progress and Look to the Future
21 Dec 2012

ICIWaRM Holds Inaugural Advisory Board Meeting
21 Dec 2012

ICIWaRM Supports Lower Mekong Basin Strategic Scenario Planning
10 Dec 2012

ICIWaRM Hosts Ecohydrology Symposium
29 Nov 2012

USACE IWR — ICIWaRM Supports U.S. at International Hydrological Programme’s Intergovernmental Council Meeting
29 Jun 2012

ICIWaRM Signs Agreement with Scotland’s University of Dundee
14 Jun 2012

Global Water Partnership Executive Secretary Visits USACE IWR – ICIWaRM
24 Apr 2012

USACE and ICIWaRM Recognized During Announcement of the U.S. Water Partnership at U.S. State Department World Water Day Event
9 Apr 2012

IWR Signs Agreement with UNESCO Center in the Dominican Republic
20 Jul 2011

HEC and ICIWaRM Collaborate in Paraguay Water Resources Training Workshop
15 Apr 2011

Dr. Eugene Stakhiv Participates in Tufts University 2nd Annual Water Symposium
8 Apr 2011

ICIWaRM Hosts Pakistan Water Resources Delegation
7 Apr 2011

ICIWaRM Participates in World Water Day Event at World Bank
5 Apr 2011

ICIWaRM Signs MOU with National Autonomous University of Mexico
17 Nov 2010

UNESCO Chooses ICIWaRM as Technical Secretariat for its Arid Lands Water Program
1 Nov 2010

ICIWaRM Engages Local Stakeholders in Chili River Basin, Peru
3 Aug 2010

Eugene Stakhiv Meets with China’s Minister of Water Resources
2 Jun 2010

ICIWaRM Technical Director Eugene Stakhiv Speaks at United Nations Water and Climate Change Workshop
1 Jun 2010

ICIWaRM Co-Sponsors North American HELP Basin Organizations Workshop on Lessons Learned
19 May 2010

IWR Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Florida International University
5 February 2010

Signing Ceremony
29 October 2009

ICIWaRM Designated a UNESCO Category II Water Centre
4 November 2009

ICIWaRM Sponsors Global Water News Watch
28 September 2009

ICIWaRM Team Leads Workshop for Peru National Water Authority
16 September 2009

ICIWaRM Center Endorsed at the UNESCO International Hydrological Programme (IHP) Intergovernmental Council Meeting in Paris
1 July 2008