Adopt IUWM


AdoptIUWM has conducted many events throughout the project duration from 2013 to 2017. The most important workshops, training sessions and visits are compiled here.


National workshop and training session to introduce the final AdoptIUWM Toolkit and successfully close the project in March 2017 as well as share the experience of applying the Toolkit and implementing IUWM pilot projects with 25 other cities from India as well as State and National Governments, the European Commission and other international funding organisations. The event was chaired by Sh. Parmod Kumar, Director, Ministry of Urban Development. The report compiling the outcome of the two day event can be downloaded here soon.


National workshop and training session to present the draft AdoptIUWM Toolkit in November 2016 and share the experience of the project, provide space for exchange between the four project cities, who used the Toolkit, and 16 other cities in India as well as officials from State and National Governments of India and the European Commission. The final draft of the AdoptIUWM  IUWM Toolkit was launched by the panel, which was chaired by Sh. Imran Hussain, Minister, Environment & Forest, Government of NCT of Delhi. A newsbit summarising the proceedings is available here.


IUWM exposure visit to Europe for municipal, state and national officials from all four project cities, the State Governments of Rajasthan and Maharashtra as well as the Ministry of Urban Development in April 2015 to see and exchange with European cities and experts in the cities of Zaragoza, Spain and Essen, Germany, as well as the region of Flanders, Belgium. A brief ICLEI South Asia news article can be read here, while a longer report of this visit can be downloaded here.


Kick-off event for AdoptIUWM project in Delhi, India, in July 2013 together with all partners from ICLEI South Asia, ICLEI Europe and VVSG as well as the Ministry of Urban Development and the State Governments of Rajasthan and Maharasthra. This event also provided a platform for the four project cities to share their issues related to their urban water sector and to discuss how the AdoptIUWM could provide an opportunity to tackle these issues. A short newsbit on the kick-off event is here. The report of this event is available here.