Council participates in high-level side event at the UN Summit to welcome the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals
During the high-level plenary meeting of the UN General Assembly in New York last week, the 193 United Nations members states adopted the new set of Sustainable Development Goals in its draft resolution on ‘Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.’ This decision will shape the way humanity will overcome development challenges and extreme poverty in the next 15 years and beyond.
Council founding partner for inaugural FT Water Summit
The World Water Council has announced it is founding partner for the first edition the Financial Times Water Summit. The event will take place in London on 27 October and will bring together the financial community as well as large corporates and political leaders, to focus on collaborative ways in which companies around the world are working with the broader water community to deal with scarcity and enable growth.
Council pursues collaboration with Korean partners
On the occasion of World Water Week, the World Water Council signed two agreements extending collaboration with its Korean partners. The agreements were signed just after a special session that was convened by the World Water Council and the 7th World Water Forum secretariat to present the major outcomes of the 7th World Water Forum.