World Water Council mobilising knowledge and policies at the XVI IWRA World Water Congress in CancunPublic online contributions to Thematic Sessions.Inaugural Meeting  of the OECD-WWC-Netherlands Roundtable on Financing WaterWorld Water Council elects the City of Dakar and country of Senegal as hosts of 2021 Forum.Fruitful 8th Forum discussions convened in MarseilleWater security for greater social justice#ClimateIsWater: Hydrating the Climate NegotiationsImplementation Roadmaps: third report released

World Water Council mobilising knowledge and policies at the XVI IWRA World Water Congress

Next 29 May to 02 June 2017, in Cancun, the XVI IWRA World Water Congress will be an opportunity for the World Water Council to put forward its advancements on crucial initiatives. Among others, the initiatives "Water and Climate Change", "Integrated Water Resources Management" and "Financing Water Infrastructure, will be a part of the Congress. The preparation of the 8th World Water Forum will also be a key activity...


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Public online contributions to Thematic Sessions.

Further to the 2nd Stakeholder Consultation Meeting last April in Brasilia, the Secretariat of the 8th World Water Forum opens the opportunity to provide suggestions for Thematic Sessions. Suggestions can be provided until 5 June 2017.  


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Inaugural Meeting of the OECD-WWC-Netherlands Roundtable on Financing Water

The World Water Council together with the OECD and the Netherlands organized the inaugural meeting of the Roundtable on Financing Water in Paris. 


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World Water Council elects the City of Dakar and country of Senegal as hosts of 2021 Forum.

On Saturday 26 November in Marseille, France, the World Water Council elected the capital city of Dakar and the country of Senegal to host the 9th World Water Forum in 2021. 


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Fruitful 8th Forum discussions convened in Marseille

Marseille, 24 November 2016 - The 8th World Water Forum International Steering Committee (ISC) and Commissions held a series of meetings this week at the World Water Council headquarters in Marseille to continue the preparatory process of the Forum.


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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 worldwide. 


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#ClimateIsWater: Hydrating the Climate Negotiations

Water and climate change are interconnected yet this obvious link has been for a long time ignored in international climate summits. The #ClimateIsWater initiative, coordinated by the World Water Council federates members of the water community to speak with one voice, with the aim to reach out to the climate stakeholders for better consideration of water issues within the Climate Agenda. If you think water deserves more from climate negotiations, join #ClimateIsWater!

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Implementation Roadmaps: third report released

Marseille, 12 April 2017 - The World Water Council, in collaboration with Korea Water Forum and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of the Republic of Korea have just released the third edition of the Progress Report on Implementation Roadmaps, exactly two years since the 7th World Water Forum took place in April 2015.


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News

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Work on sanitation commences

Work on sanitation commences

The World Water Council officially launched the project “Increasing Financial Flows for Sanitation”, inscribed in the “Cities: At the heart of growth” Task Force’s work plan.


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Council participates in the MPGCA Workshop in London

Council participates in the MPGCA Workshop in London

The World Water Council participated at the at the Strategy and Planning Workshop for the Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action (MPGCA) held in London on 11-12 of April.


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Members
SMART Water Management – Call for Case Studies

SMART Water Management – Call for Case Studies

The Steering Committee for the SMART Water Management Member Initiative met just prior to the Board of Governors meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan on 16 March 2017. Led by WWC Vice-President Dogan Altinbilek and K-Water’s Vice President and Chief Research Officer Seong Han Kim, the group discussed research results from 2016 and the way forward for 2017, including public consultations planned during a number of international events. The project will soon benefit from the expert support of IWRA as a...


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