On 17 July, 2018, the World Water Council and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brazil co-convened a side event on the outcomes of the 8th World Water Forum during the UN’s 2018 High Level Political Forum in New York. The President of the World Water Council, Prof. Benedito Braga, gave the opening remarks together with Ms.
On 9 July 2018, water stakeholders, advocates, and country delegates came together to appraise progress on Sustainable Development Goal 6 - Ensure availability and sustainable management of Water and Sanitation for all (SDG 6) during the High Level Political Forum at the UN Headquarters in New York.
Proposing an overview of the main outcomes of the 8th World Water Forum, this publication allows you to delve at the heart of the processes and events. Discover the innovative thinking, dynamic discussions and cross-cutting debates, in the illustrative document which marks a new era. An era where water is at the forefront of all agendas.
The 9th edition of the World Water Forum, the world’s biggest event on water, will be held for the first time in sub-Saharan Africa. The 9th World Water Forum, co-organized by the World Water Council and the Government of Senegal, will take place in the metropolitan area of Dakar during the third week of March 2021, celebrated under the over-arching theme of “Water Security for Peace and Development.” The event will mobilize world leaders, practitioners and civil society to address access to water and sanitation and related issues in an integrated manner.
The 8th World Water Forum, held in the city of Brasilia from the 18th to the 23rd of March, marked the largest edition in history of the event. As the world’s largest water-related event, the Forum brought water to the top of political and societal agendas. Innovative thinking, dynamic discussions and cross-cutting debates were at the heart of all the forum processes.