Moving forward with the Istanbul Water Consensus
Marseille-Barcelona-Medellín, 3 April, 2014 - Cities and their suburbs are continuously growing, pollution is increasing, and the impact of climate change is being felt. All these factors are putting pressure on water resources, threatening human, economic and environmental security, and of course upon cities, which play a vital role in ensuring clean water and adequate sanitation for their citizens.
WWC and WEC team up to highlight the water-energy nexus
The World Energy Council (WEC) and World Water Council (WWC) announce that they have joined forces to bring the issue of the water-energy nexus to the fore in the run up to the 7th World Water Forum, to be staged in Daegu, Korea from 12 to 17 April 2015.
7th World Water Forum Stakeholders set the pace in Gyeongju
Gyeongju, Republic of Korea, 27 February - More than 700 stakeholders from all around the world are gathering today at the 2nd Consultation Meeting of the 7th World Water Forum that is being held in the city of Gyeongju, Republic of Korea. “The cause of water must be defended as our future relies on our capacity to innovate and to use appropriate technology to face the challenges of sustainable water resources development and management." said World Water Council President Benedito Braga
8th World Water Forum 2018 to be hosted by Brasilia, Brazil
The World Water Council selected the city of Brasilia and the country of Brazil to welcome the 8th World Water Forum in 2018, during its 51st Board of Governors meeting organized on 25-26 February in Gyeongju, Republic of Korea. The selection followed a rigorous evaluation process and ended with a vote today 26 February 2014.
7th World Water Forum, April 12-17, 2015, Republic of Korea
The dates of the 7th World Water Forum were officially announced this Wednesday. The 7th Edition of the world’s largest water event is expected to gather over 30,000 people from multi-stakeholder backgrounds for 6 days of high-quality sessions, intense debates and informative workshops.
World Water Council: An International Multi-Stakeholder Platform for a Water Secure World
The World Water Council was established in 1996 in response to increasing concern from the global community about world water issues. Its mission is to promote awareness, build political commitment and trigger action on critical water issues at all levels, including the highest decision-making level, to facilitate the efficient management and use of water in all its dimensions and on an environmentally sustainable basis.