Transboundary Water Cooperation Seminar
For the International Year of Water Cooperation 2013, the World Water Council is co-organizing with the European Parliament, the Cercle français de l’eau and the Rhine Meuse Water Agency, an exclusive seminar on Transboundary Water Cooperation.
On 11 December, join high-level speakers for a day of discussions and debates and learn about different assets of joint water management.
Budapest Water Summit: Giving future a sustainable chance
From 8 to 11 October 2013 the World Water Council co-organized with the Hungarian government and the UN System the 2013 Budapest Water Summit under the theme "The role of water and sanitation in the world's agenda for sustainable development." The Summit Statement formulates concrete recommendations to implement the post-2015 Development Program and guide the Sustainable Development Goals towards the field of water.
Read more and download the full Statement
7th World Water Forum, April 12-17, 2015, Republic of Korea
The dates of the 7th World Water Forum were officially announced this Wednesday. The 7th Edition of the world’s largest water event is expected to gather over 30,000 people from multi-stakeholder backgrounds for 6 days of high-quality sessions, intense debates and informative workshops.
7-й Всемирный Водный Форум 2015 - Выбор города и страны-организатора Форума
The World Water Council selected Daegu Gyeongbuk and the Republic of Korea to welcome the 7th World Water Forum in 2015, during its 43rd Board of Governors meeting organised on 14-15 November in Rome at the headquarters of the FAO. The selection followed a rigorous evaluation process for the candidates, closed by a final vote of the Governors.
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. The WWC has been granted special consultative status by UNESCO and ECOSOC. Read more.