A high level panel to address water infrastructure financing
The first meeting of the High Level Panel on Infrastructure Financing for a Water-Secure World took place yesterday at the OECD headquarters in Paris, co-chaired by OECD Secretary General Angel Gurria and World Water Council President Benedito Braga. Members of the panel, including eminent officials from Government, development banks, the private sector, and NGOs, among others, reviewed the preliminary outcomes of the work accomplished thus far by the Advisory Group and worked on identifying...
Energy and Water meet in Lyon
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 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.
Major City Networks Partner for a Water-Secure World
Six international organizations join forces to tackle the issue of delivering safe water and sanitation in cities to ensure human, economic and environmental prosperity. The Partnership Agreement will serve as an important stepping stone for the preparation and organization of the Local and Regional Authorities Conference of the 7th World Water Forum, which will take place 12-17 April 2015 in Daegu-Gyeongbuk, Republic of Korea.