Coronavirus (COVID-19)

For events cancelled or postponed

We understand how disappointing it is to postpone or cancel a World Water Day event, but there are still ways to meet online or get together in smaller groups. Here are some tried and tested ideas:

Host your event online

Fortunately there are many tools available – often with little or no cost – that can be used to take your event, discussion or community online. We have collated a small selection of resources that might help you get the message out, even if you can’t get together.

Video streaming

You can present to an audience online and interact with their comments on a few different platforms. Which one you use will depend on your audience. Here are some examples:

 

Document sharing

Resources such as presentations, spreadsheets, posters and publications can be shared quite easily. Many of these options include a free tier. Here are some examples:

 

Community building

Discussion and organisation might be the most important part of your online event. These are some examples of services that will help bring your people together and drive the narrative:

 

These are just a few of the tools available to make taking your event online easier. Our links here do not represent an endorsement, we just think they could be useful. What tools do you use to learn, share and act? Let us know on Twitter.

Generate momentum

ActNow

Start a new, planet-saving lifestyle change and log it on the United Nation’s ActNow website 

Share

Activate your social media network with World Water Day resources.

Learn

Explore the work being done around water and climate change

Discover

Documentary-lovers should watch WWF’s films on water and climate change.

Explore

Teachers providing digital home schooling, ask your students to study water and climate change.

Create

Creative people, use your imagination to communicate the issues around water and climate change.

Whatever you do, please share it all on #WorldWaterDay.

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