International Water and Energy Conference7th World Water Forum: Registration is openKing Hassan II Great World Water Prize2013 Annual Report7th World Water Forum, Water for our futureWorld Water Council: An International Multi-Stakeholder Platform for a Water Secure World

International conference on Water and Energy, Lyon, France

From 29 to 31 October 2014, in view of the upcoming 7th World Water Forum, the conference “Preserving the Flow” will gather together water and energy related stakeholders, at an international level, including government and public organizations, local and regional authorities, companies, NGOs, users association, scientists and researchers.

Read more and participate


7th World Water Forum: Registration is open

Participants can now register for the 7th World Water Forum and will benefit from the early bird discount rates until 31 December 2014. Spaces can also be booked for the Fair and Expo. Some 35,000 participants from about 170 countries are expected to participate in the 7th World Water Forum.More details on the 7th World Water Forum’s official website. 

 

Register now


Read article

King Hassan II Great World Water Prize

The Government of Morocco and the World Water Council are launching the call for candidatures for the 5th edition of the King Hassan II Great World Water Prize, which rewards excellence or innovation in “Cooperation and sound management in the development and use of water resources.” The winner will be granted an award of US$100,000.

Read more


2013 Annual Report

The report will bring you insight on the major events the Council co-organized in 2013, the developments on the World Water Council’s policies and programs, the progress on the organization of the 7th World Water Forum, as well as the follow up on the Forum of Marseille.

Download the report


7th World Water Forum, Water for our future

The 7th World Water Forum to be held in Daegu - Gyeongbuk, Republic of Korea, 12-17 April 2015, will focus on the implementation of the solutions that were identified during the 6th edition (France, 2012) in line with its 3 strategic goals.

 

Read more 


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.

 

Read More


News

Forum
7th World Water Forum: Registration is open

7th World Water Forum: Registration is open

15 September 2014 – Marseille, France / Daegu & Gyeongbuk, Rep. of Korea. The largest water-related event in the world will open 12-17 April 2015 in Daegu & Gyeongbuk, putting water firmly on the international agenda. A three-year preparatory process will culminate in one week of sessions, debates and cultural activities, where water experts come together with policy makers and civil society.


Read article

WWC
President of Mexico greets World Water Council Governors

President of Mexico greets World Water Council Governors

26 June 2014, Mexico City, Mexico - “Water has always been a priority in the agenda of the Mexican Government as an engine for economic development and to protect vital ecosystems,” said World Water Council President, Benedito Braga, during the 52nd Board of Governors meeting, closed by the President of Mexico, H.E. Enrique Peña Nieto.


Read article

WWC
Latin American countries gather around water issues

Latin American countries gather around water issues

The 2nd edition of the Latin America Water Week opened Monday 23 June. The event offers a platform to Latin American countries to build consensus on pressing issues facing the region. “Water is a highly political issue. Managing water requires making choices between constraints and opportunities shared among human welfare, economic growth and ecological protection,” said World Water Council President Benedito Braga during his opening address.


Read article


World Water Forum

The World Water Council's major event is the World Water Forum. Learn more about the Forum and how every three years it brings together stakeholders from all over the world to address international water issues:

Become a WWC member

The World Water Council counts over 300 member organisations, representing more than 50 countries worldwide. Find out more on Council membership and on how to become a member.

Water Policy Journal

Apply to our World Water Prizes

The World Water Council has two prestigious water related Prizes, which are awarded on the occasion of the triennial World Water Forum: The King Hassan II Great World Water Prize and the Kyoto World Water Grand Prize.
 

More detail