05 October 2016
World Water Council leads the way towards increasing climate resilience through water solutions
A deeply uncertain world calls for new approaches, advocates World Water Council, calling on governments to include water in global climate agenda. On the road to COP22, the World Water Council in collaboration with Conagua and...
30 September 2016
Call for action at Korea International Water Week
The first edition of the Korea International Water Week will be held from the 19th to the 22nd of October 2016. The 2016 Korea International Water Week will focus on the theme of ‘Implementation towards Sustainable Development:...
30 September 2016
The Call for Action by the High Level Panel on Water was presented at the United Nations General Assembly on 21 September, by panel members János Áder, President of Hungary, Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa, and Ms. Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh, and Special Adviser to the Panel Dr. Han Seung-soo, Former Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea. “The objective of our High Level Panel is to try and achieve a shift in the thinking of high level political elite. We need a change […] in approach. We have to achieve a state where the number 1 issue should be water when it comes to our political thinking.”, János Áder, President of Hungary, during the Call for Action by the High Level Panel on Water, at the United Nations General Assembly on 21 September.
World leaders Call for Action on Water
Last week, the High Level Panel on Water, consisting of 11 sitting Heads of State and Government and one Special Adviser, issued a Call to Action for a fundamental shift in the way the world looks at water.
The World Water...
13 September 2016
World Water Council President Benedito Braga welcomes participants during the session “Water: Key to Adaptation and Resilience”, during which the Council’s new publication entitled “Increasing Resilience to Climate Variability and Change” was launched, World Water Week in Stockholm, 31 August 2016. Photo: World Water Council
The World Water Council at World Water Week 2016
The World Water Council designed diverse and constructive interaction with the participants at this year’s World Water Week in Stockholm around the theme of “Water for Sustainable Growth.” In particular, the Council was a...