05 February 2016
20 years ago, who thought water was a global priority? We did.
The idea of forming a ‘world water council’ to unite efforts in global water management was first proposed in 1992 at the UN Conference on Environment and Development in Dublin and at the first Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro....
22 January 2016
The announcement of a High Level Panel on Water was made at Davos during the 2016 Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum
World Water Council welcomes High Level Panel on Water
Davos, Switzerland, 21 January 2016 – The Secretary-General of the United Nations and the President of the World Bank have announced today their intention to form a new panel to mobilize urgent action towards the sustainable...
04 December 2015
World Water Council President Benedito Braga speaking at the CoP21 press event "Climate is Water - from Paris to Marrakech", Paris, 2 December 2015
Climate and water converge at CoP21
At the 21st Conference of the Parties on climate change (COP21), the World Water Council, together with over a dozen members of the international water community, came together through the #ClimateIsWater initiative, to elevate...
14 November 2015
Benedito Braga has been elected to serve his second term as President of the World Water Council ® WWC/S. Sauerzapfe
President Braga to serve a second term
Benedito Braga has been elected to serve his second term as President of the World Water Council, on the occasion of the Council’s triennial General Assembly, which is taking place in Marseille, France.