12 November 2014
Opening session “Water and Energy Governance: Sharing the resource and optimising uses; consequences for regions in a climate change context”. From left: Ghislain de Marsily, Professor at the French Académie des Sciences; Martin Guespereau, General Manager of the Rhone Mediterranean and Corsica Water Agency; Xavier Ursat, water coordinator, Director of Hydraulic Production and Engineering Division, EDF; Benedito Braga, President of World Water Council; Joppe Cramwinckel, Director of World Business Council on Sustainable Development.
Energy and Water meet in Lyon
Around 330 participants attended the conference “Preserving the flow of life” which aimed to address strategic issues related to Water and Energy interdependency. The roundtables focused on topics articulated around water and...
05 November 2014
From left to right: Barbara Anton, ICLEI, Benedito Braga, World Water Council, Jung-moo Lee, National Committee of the 7th World Water Forum, Kwang-hyun Nam, Daegu Gyeongbuk Development Institute (DGI), Yeonhee Park, ICLEI Korea, Bert Diphoorn, UN-Habitat ©WWC/JM Huron
Major City Networks Partner for a Water-Secure World
Six international organizations join forces to tackle the issue of delivering safe water and sanitation in cities to ensure human, economic and environmental prosperity. The Partnership Agreement will serve as an important...
28 October 2014
World Water Council 53rd Board of Governors meeting, 27-28 October 2014
Council meetings gather members in Marseille
Marseille, 28 October 2015 - The 53rd meeting of the World Water Council Board of Governors opened yesterday in Marseille. All WWC members were invited to attend the meeting and participate in roundtable discussions on major...
24 October 2014
President Braga welcomes participants to the 7th World Water Forum coordinators meeting, 24 October 2014, Marseille, France
Forum coordinators meet in Marseille
The coordinators meeting for the 7th World Water Forum took place today in Marseille, France. Seventy participants representing the Thematic, Regional, and Science and Technology processes of the Forum were welcomed by World...