21 March 2017
World Water Council calls on all governments to prioritize global water security
Water insecurity costs the global economy US$500 billion annually. In observance of World Water Day, the World Water Council (WWC) calls on all governments to prioritize water security as an essential ingredient for social and...
24 February 2017
World Water Council President Benedito Braga (center), surrounded by Thematic Process Commission Chair Torkil Jønch Clausen and Vice-Chair Jorge Werneck-Lima, speaks during the Thematic Commissions and Coordination Groups joint meeting in Brasilia, Brazil, February 2017
8th Forum: Thematic Commission and Coordination Groups joint meeting
On 2 and 3 February, the Thematic Commission of the 8th World Water Forum organized a meeting with the Theme Coordination Groups. The meeting, which can be considered as the starting point of the 8th World Water Forum Thematic...
24 February 2017
World Water Council President Benedito Braga participated in an international workshop focused on the Human Right to Water in the company of top experts from around the world, Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Vatican City, 23 February 2017 ©CreativeCommons/Paul Williams
Water security for greater social justice
World Water Council President Benedito Braga participated in an international workshop focused on the Human Right to Water and held at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences in Vatican City on 23 February. Speaking during the seminar...
25 January 2017
World Water Council granted UNFCCC observer status
The World Water Council has been officially granted observer status to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) during the 22nd Conference of Parties (CoP). This new status will enable the Council to...
05 December 2016
Caption: András Szöllősi-Nagy, World Water Council Governor, Co-Chair of the International Programme Committee and President of the Drafting Group of the Budapest Water Summit 2016 presents the BWS Messages, 30 November 2016 ©Budapest Water Summit 2016
Actions for a water-secure world
Budapest, 2 December 2016 – The Budapest Water Summit 2016 ended on Wednesday after three days of High Level Panels and Forums and months of international consultative processes. During a special ceremony, participants presented...