Join us at Stockholm World Water WeekCall for candidatures – King Hassan II Great World Water PrizeContribute to the Thematic Sessions of the 8th World Water ForumWorld Water Council elects the City of Dakar and country of Senegal as hosts of 2021 Forum.#ClimateIsWater: Hydrating the Climate NegotiationsImplementation Roadmaps: third report released

Join us at Stockholm World Water Week

This year in Stockholm, the World Water Council will be engaging with stakeholders, sharing knowledge and bringing participants up-to-date with its advancement on crucial issues, including its initiatives on "Financing Water Infrastructure, "Water and Climate Change", "Integrated Water Resources Management" and “Water and Cities” among others. The 8th World Water Forum will be highly visible with a dedicated showcase event and a joint booth with the Council.

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Call for candidatures – King Hassan II Great World Water Prize

The Government of Morocco and the World Water Council are launching the 6th edition of the King Hassan II Great World Water Prize, one of the world's great distinctions in the water sector. The Prize will be awarded during the 8th World Water Forum in Brasilia (Brazil) with a grant of US$100,000. All candidatures must be submitted before 30 November 2017.

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Contribute to the Thematic Sessions of the 8th World Water Forum

The 8th World Water Forum Thematic Commission invites contributions from all around the world to the Thematic Sessions. Participation is encouraged from policy/decision-makers, academics, civil society, end-users and practitioners from the public and private sectors, both within and outside the water sector...


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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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#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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2016 Annual Report: Mainstreaming Water in Global Agendas

2016 Annual Report: Mainstreaming Water in Global Agendas

The World Water Council is pleased to announce the release of its 2016 annual report, which highlights the accomplishments of the Council and its members to catalyze action on water challenges throughout the world.


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The World Water Council is supporting the member-led initiative “Water Accounting for Agriculture”

The World Water Council is supporting the member-led initiative “Water Accounting for Agriculture”

As part of the activities inscribed in the World Water Council member-led initiative “Water Accounting for Agriculture”, FAO has initiated a process of expert consultations to gather evidences on why and how “water accounting” can help decision making and planning, to manage water scarcity at sectoral level.


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World Water Council mobilizes Local and Regional Authorities at the XIIth Metropolis World Congress

World Water Council mobilizes Local and Regional Authorities at the XIIth Metropolis World Congress

In view of the upcoming International Conference of Local and Regional Authorities, to be held during the 8th World Water Forum week, the WWC is engaging Mayors in the debate on water and challenging conventional thinking by presenting water as a solution to actively respond to the numerous international frameworks elaborated in recent years.


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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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