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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.

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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. 

 

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King Hassan II Great World Water Prize

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 31 OCTOBER

 

Jointly organized by the Government of Morocco and the World Water Council, the 5th edition of the King Hassan II Great World Water Prize will reward 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.

 


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.

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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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Council meetings gather members in Marseille

Council meetings gather members in Marseille

Marseille, 28 October 2015 - The 53rd meeting of the World Water Council Board of Governors opened yesterday in Marseille. All WWC members were invited to attend the meeting and participate in roundtable discussions on major issues for 2015: The 7th World Water Forum, Climate Change in view of CoP21 in Paris, and the post-2015 development agenda.


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Forum coordinators meet in Marseille

Forum coordinators meet in Marseille

The coordinators meeting for the 7th World Water Forum took place today in Marseille, France. Seventy participants representing the Thematic, Regional, and Science and Technology processes of the Forum were welcomed by World Water Council President Benedito Braga who congratulated them for the good work that had already been done and wished them much continued success.


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WWC President speaks on water and energy at World Bank-International Monetary Fund Annual Meeting

WWC President speaks on water and energy at World Bank-International Monetary Fund Annual Meeting

“Wind, solar and hydropower are three renewables that have to go hand in hand,” said World Water Council President Benedito Braga at a panel during the World Bank and International Monetary Fund’s Annual Meeting, which opened this morning in Washington DC.


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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

King Hassan II Great World Water Prize 

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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