3rd World Water Forum, Kyoto, Shiga and Osaka, 2003
A Forum with a Difference
The 3rd World Water Forum took the debate a step further also within the context of the new commitments of meeting the goals set forth at the Millennium Summit of the United Nations in New York (2000), the International Freshwater Conference in Bonn (2001) and the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg (2002). The large number of participants ensured that a variety of stakeholders and opinions were represented aiming at accepting differences and finding a common way forward.
Final Report of the 3d World Water Forum
Published by: Secretariat of the 3rd World Water Forum
Availability: On-line version available in English (PDF, 10 MB). Hard copy with Cd-Rom available from the World Water Council Headquarters.
Summary: This document is the complete report of the 3rd World Water Forum featuring facts and figures, speeches, Forum statement and commitments, Ministerial Declaration, thematic and regional statements, results of competitions and contests, reports and publications, list of Forum participants, etc.
Analysis of the 3rd World Water Forum
Published by: World Water Council, Secretariat of the 3rd World Water Forum
Availability: On-line version available here (PDF, 956 KB). Hard copy available in English from the World Water Council Headquarters.
Summary: This document was jointly prepared by the WWC and the Secretariat of the 3rd World Water Forum. It features the outcomes of the Forum as well as a reflexion on future perspectives.
Apply to our World Water Prizes
The World Water Council has two prestigious water related Prizes, which are awarded on the occasion of the triennial World Water Forum: The King Hassan II Great World Water Prize and the Kyoto World Water Grand Prize.