World Water Week in StockholmAfrican Ministers call for action on water and climateSingapore Water Week: Council promotes sustainable urban water managementPreparations in BrasiliaInternational Conference on Water and Climate20 years ago, who thought water was a global priority? We did.WWC President assembles with Brazilian Senators in Brasilia8th World Water Forum preparations get underway

World Water Week in Stockholm

From 28 August to 2 September, the World Water Council will actively participate in the World Water Week in Stockholm through the organization of four events. This year’s World Water Week organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) is articulated around the theme of “Water for Sustainable Growth.”

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African Ministers call for action on water and climate

Over 600 participants attended the international conference on “Water Security for Climate Justice” in Rabat, Morocco on 11 and 12 July, co-organized by the Government of Morocco, the Government of France and the World Water Council. Announced at CoP21 last year, the conference aimed to raise political awareness for water within climate change discussions. “Water security needs to be considered in order to moderate the injustice of climate change impacts” stated Honorary President of the World Water Council Loic Fauchon in his keynote speech.


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Singapore Water Week: Council promotes sustainable urban water management

This year the World Water Council is actively engaged in Singapore International Water Week. World Water Council  President Benedito Braga is contributing to many sessions including the Water Leaders Summit and the ASEAN plus Three Water Ministers Forum. 


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Preparations in Brasilia

As a precursor to the 8th World Water Forum Kick-off Meeting, the International Steering Committee convened for its second meeting on Thursday, 23 June in Brasilia. It was also the occasion for the World Water Council’s Board of Governors to come together for its second meeting of the year. The Board was welcomed by the Governor of Brasilia, Senator Rodrigo Rollemberg...


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Water Security for Climate Justice towards CoP22

As part of the push to place water at the heart of COP22, France, the Government of Morocco and the World Water Council are co-hosting the International Conference on Water and Climate under the overarching theme of “Water Security for Climate Justice.” To be held in Rabat, Morocco, 11–12 July, the conference will raise political awareness for the importance of water in tackling and adapting to climate change. A ministerial roundtable will be organized to give African states an opportunity to share their perspectives on water and climate issues specific to the continent.


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20 years ago, who thought water was a global priority? We did.

The idea of forming a ‘world water council’ to unite efforts in global water management was first proposed in 1992 at the UN Conference on Environment and Development in Dublin and at the first Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro. Over the next few years, there was much discussion and debate to establish the vision, objectives and scope of activities for such an organization. This culminated with the creation of the World Water Council, which was registered in Marseille in June of 1996. This year, ...


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WWC President assembles with Brazilian Senators in Brasilia

On the occasion of the 8th World Water Forum kick off meeting, which took place from 27 to 29 June in Brasilia, Brazil, World Water Council President Benedito Braga and Governors met Brazilian Senators to discuss Forum matters.


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8th World Water Forum preparations get underway

Brasilia, Brazil, 27 June 2016 - "We are here together in record numbers today to highlight the importance of sharing water in the presence of representatives from across the world – from political leaders, to representatives of academia, intergovernmental organizations, civil society and business. And also the young leaders of tomorrow," announces Benedito Braga, President of the World Water Council, at the opening ceremony of the 8th World Water Forum Kick-off Meeting on Monday 27 June.


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World Water Council to Co-convene a Seminar on Financing Water

World Water Council to Co-convene a Seminar on Financing Water

The World Water Council will be co-convening a seminar entitled Financing Water Infrastructure for Sustainable Growth during this year’s World Water Week in Stockholm.. The seminar, which will take place on Tuesday, 30 August, will share recent developments and discuss options to secure the appropriate level of finance for water infrastructure and water security solutions.


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African Ministers call for action on water and climate

African Ministers call for action on water and climate

Over 600 participants attended the international conference on “Water Security for Climate Justice” in Rabat, Morocco on 11 and 12 July, co-organized by the Government of Morocco, the Government of France and the World Water Council. Announced at CoP21 last year, the conference aimed to raise political awareness for water within climate change discussions. “Water security needs to be considered in order to moderate the injustice of climate change impacts” stated Honorary President of the World...


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Singapore Water Week: Council promotes sustainable urban water management

Singapore Water Week: Council promotes sustainable urban water management

This year the World Water Council is actively engaged in Singapore International Water Week. World Water Council President Benedito Braga is contributing to many sessions including the Water Leaders Summit and the ASEAN plus Three Water Ministers Forum.


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