27 November 2013
A dedicated Sustainable Development Goal for water must emerge. (Matt Freeman, Emory University, Courtesy of WaterPartners)
Water, a core component for sustainable development
The World Water Council has just released its position paper in favor of a dedicated Sustainable Development Goal on water within the post-2015 framework and identifying water as a pre-requisite for all development. The paper...
22 October 2013
Clear Partnership Increases Water Use Efficiency
Water is a major prerequisite as well as an important driver of green growth. However, in many places water leakages and waste are huge challenges and impediments for sustainable growth.
08 October 2013
World Water Council President Benedito Braga, Budapest Water Summit Opening Ceremony, 8 October 2013
World Water Council co-organizes Water Summit with Hungary and the United Nations
More than 1200 delegates are meeting today at the Budapest Water Summit to recommend to the United Nations that water should play a central role in the post-2015 development agenda. Water’s cross-cutting nature underpins all...
27 September 2013
World Water Council President Benedito Braga during his speech at the UN General Assembly event “Tackling Water Risks to Ensure a Sustainable Future” on 25 September
Governments and Council Debate Water Risks at the UN General Assembly
“Tackling Water Risks to Ensure a Sustainable Future” was the title of the luncheon and roundtable discussions that were held at the UN Headquarters in New York on 25 September. The event, with the objective of having water...