news : Sentando las bases para el VII Foro Mundial del Agua

    1º de septiembre del 2013, Estocolmo, Suecia - "El VII Foro Mundial del Agua debe contribuir en los esfuerzos por la seguridad hídrica para las necesidades humanas, el desarrollo económico y la sostenibilidad ecológica, al unísono de la generación de la voluntad política para hacer de esas ambiciones una realidad", dijo el presidente del Consejo Benedito Braga este domingo en el seminario sobre el VII Foro Mundial del Agua que tuvo lugar en Estocolmo, Suecia durante la primera jornada de la Semana Mundial del Agua.

    news : Visita oficial del Charafat Afailal El Yedri, ministro marroquí a cargo de agua

    This meeting was to work on the preparation of the 7th World Water Forum, and particularly on the international roll-out of the King Hassan II Great World Water Prize, one of the world's highest distinctions in the water sector. This Prize rewards excellence in “Cooperation and sound management in the development and use of water resources” and the 2015 edition focusses on “Innovation for access to Water and Energy”. The winner will be granted a US$100,000 award (approx. 75 000 €).
     

    news : El gobernador electo de Brasilia, arraigado defensor de la causa del agua

    On the occasion of a recent visit to Brasilia, President Benedito Braga congratulated Senator Rodrigo Rollemberg for his election as Governor of Brasilia. An elected official in the Federal District of Brasilia (GDF) since 1994, Rodrigo Rollemberg has forged his reputation on integrity, local engagement and social responsibility. Representing the GDF at the National Congress since 2006 and elected Senator in 2011, Rodrigo Rollemberg is a distinguished politician defending the environmental sector in Brazil.

    news : Energía y Agua se reúnen en Lyon

    Lyon, France, 31 October 2014 - Around 330 participants attended the conference “Preserving the flow of life” which aimed to address strategic issues related to Water and Energy interdependency. The roundtables brought together international representatives from the energy and water sectors and focused on topics articulated around water and energy governance, the energetic efficiency of water services, and innovations in water and energy. Also showcased were examples of local authorities’ involvement in these issues.
     

    news : Presidente del Consejo aborda a los líderes mundiales sobre la seguridad hídrica

    Singapore, 3 June 2014 – Water is a political issue and will continue to be a primary concern to world leaders and the global community, due to climate change, increased population growth, urbanization and rising consumption within the growing middle class in emerging markets across the globe, said World Water Council President Benedito Braga at the Water Leaders Summit Roundtable in Singapore.  During a panel session with global business and government leaders, Mr Braga stressed the importance of finding solutions to efficient water use in food production, the need for integrated water m

    news : La reconstrucción después del desastre hídrico: el Presidente del Consejo visita Japón

    En marzo del 2013, la Sesión Temática Especial sobre Agua y Desastres de la ONU confirmó que "agua y desastres" es uno de los temas más apremiantes que la comunidad internacional debe abordar. En respuesta a esto, expertos y líderes de alto nivel se reunieron en un panel (HELP) los días 3 y 4 de junio en Tokio, Japón, para establecer las bases de su misión. Esto incluye propugnar por un enfoque en desastres para el Objetivo de Desarrollo Sostenible relacionado con el cambio climático. El presidente Braga felicitó al Dr.

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