World Water Council calls on all governments to prioritize global water security
Water insecurity costs the global economy US$500 billion annually. In observance of World Water Day, the World Water Council (WWC) calls on all governments to prioritize water security as an essential ingredient for social and economic development in all sectors.
Water security for greater social justice
World Water Council President Benedito Braga participated in an international workshop focused on the Human Right to Water and held at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences in Vatican City on 23 February. Speaking during the seminar “Geopolitics of water: the impact of climate change in water systems. Conflicts and perspectives”, President Braga focused his message on the absolute necessity of building water security to overcome the challenges brought by a changing climate to ensure peace...
8th Forum: Thematic Commission and Coordination Groups joint meeting
On 2 and 3 February, the Thematic Commission of the 8th World Water Forum organized a meeting with the Theme Coordination Groups. The meeting, which can be considered as the starting point of the 8th World Water Forum Thematic Process, took place in Brasilia and followed the approval by the International Steering Committee of the Theme Coordinators in early January. All forty-five Coordinators attended the meeting, either in person or remotely.