agenda : Cairo Water Week

    Cairo, Egypt
    Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation
    The Cairo Water Week is considered as the biggest water-related event in Egypt and is planned to be organized annually by the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation in collaboration with national, regional and international partners. It aims to promote water awareness and foster innovative approaches to face the most pressing water- related challenges, keep updates on global movements to address water challenges and identify modern tools and techniques for managing water resources. The Week starts its first edition this year with the main theme “Water Conservation for Sustainable...

    news : Korea International Water Week 2018

    "The Korea International Water Week is well placed to become a long-term development platform for Asian countries by establishing Korea as a key player providing scientific and technical solutions", declared the President of the World Water Council, Benedito Braga, at the opening ceremony of the 2018 edition, which was held from 12 to 15 of September 2018. Focusing on the theme ‘Water Partnership for Sustainable Development’, the event aimed at designing concrete and feasible implementation of solutions. 

    news : Council’s financing work showcased at the Stockholm Water Week 2018

    The World Water Council co-convened two sessions on 27 and 29 August on the topic of financing water infrastructure during this year’s World Water Week in Stockholm. Indeed, in his opening statement during Wednesday’s event, the President of Hungary, Janos Ader, called for immediate action to triple the funds available for water-related investments, as “we have much less time than we assumed.”

    news : WWC @ World Water Week

    The World Water Week in Stockholm proved to be very fruitful this year for the World Water Council. In addition to the activities related to the Council’s financing work, the Council also co-convened two events on climate change and a very interactive showcase event on the outcomes of the 8th World Water Forum in Brasilia and the preparation of the Dakar 2021 World Water Forum.

    news : Outcomes of the 8th World Water Forum presented at UN High Level Political Forum

    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.