President of Mexico greets World Water Council GovernorsLatin American countries gather around water issuesLaunch of King Hassan II Great World Water PrizeFAO and the Council step up their partnership on water and food security7th World Water Forum, Water for our futureWorld Water Council: An International Multi-Stakeholder Platform for a Water Secure World

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. 


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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. 
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Launch of 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.

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FAO and the Council step up their partnership on water and food security

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Water Council (WWC) have agreed to intensify their collaboration in a bid to strengthen global water and food security.


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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.


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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

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Launch of King Hassan II Great World Water Prize

Launch of 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.


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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:

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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.

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King Hassan II Great World Water Prize candidatures are open

This prestigious Prize (US$ 100,000) is awarded to an institution, organization, individual or group of individuals in honor of their outstanding achievements in any aspects of water resources. 

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