NIUA and NMCG organized a side event "Ganga: Reconnecting the River, City and People" on 10 February 2020 at WUF10 in Abu Dhabi. The purpose of the event was to showcase some of the urban initiatives and interventions taken by NMCG to help in managing urban river stretches. Dr. Victor Shinde from NUIA chaired this session on behalf of NIUA. He also presented the Urban River Management Plan framework developed by NIUA that will be used by 97 cities along the main stem of the Ganga River to prepare city-specific plans to manage the rivers within their limits. The panel of speakers included Mr. Manu Bhatnagar from INTACH; Dr. Meenakshi Dhote from SPA, Delhi; Mr. Samrat Basak from WRI, India and Mr. Jon Ker Kaw from the World Bank. The event was attended by 70+ people from across the globe.