One click to progress on Implementation RoadmapsWorld Water Council celebrates World Water Day in 2016World Water Council welcomes High Level Panel on Water20 years ago, who thought water was a global priority? We did.Join the #ClimateIsWater initiative

One click to progress on Implementation Roadmaps

Commitments are all very well but it’s action that counts. And action is what’s needed to deal with water challenges. Thanks to the 7th World Water Forum’s Implementation Roadmaps housed on the online Action Monitoring System, members can continually track progress on any of the 16 themes that figured in the 7th World Water Forum. 


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World Water Council celebrates World Water Day in 2016

This year’s World Water Day on the theme of “water and jobs” provides the perfect opportunity to highlight some of the main conclusions of World Water Council’s program on Water and Green Growth, conducted with the Government of the Republic of Korea from 2010 to 2015. This cooperation led to the launch of its final report at the 7th World Water Forum in April of last year.  


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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 development goal for water and sanitation (SDG6) and related targets. 


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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. Over the next few years, there was much discussion and debate to establish the vision, objectives and scope of activities for such an organization. This culminated with the creation of the World Water Council, which was registered in Marseille in June of 1996. This year, ...


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Join the #ClimateIsWater initiative

To elevate water in the climate debate at the political level during this important event and for years to come, the World Water Council, together with over a dozen members of the international water community, is launching an initiative to communicate with a single voice that our future relies on effectively addressing the relationship between water and climate: #ClimateIsWater. WWC calls its members to learn more about the initiative and to join by sharing your events and actions.

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8th World Water Forum: Steering Committee meets in Brasilia

8th World Water Forum: Steering Committee meets in Brasilia

Members of the 8th World Water Forum International Steering Committee (ISC) met for the first time in Brasilia on 2 and 3 May to discuss general orientations for the organization of the 8th World Water Forum to be held in Brazil in 2018. The meeting was opened by Rodrigo Rollemberg, Governor of the Federal District of Brasila and President Benedito Braga, co-chairs of the ISC.


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#ClimateIsWater looks to COP22

#ClimateIsWater looks to COP22

The #ClimateIsWater initiative clearly brought water to the climate community at COP21 in Paris. Water was discussed at greater depth and in greater detail than at any previous UN climate conference. Now, #ClimateIsWater, coordinated by the WWC, is inspiring the groundwork for COP22.


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Shaping approaches to climate resilience

Shaping approaches to climate resilience

Collaborative thinking is central to shaping approaches to climate resilience. And water is central in mitigating and adapting to climate variability and change. The WWC and the Government of Mexico drew on influential, talented and inspiring experts worldwide to examine the role of water in climate resilience.


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Всемирный водный форум

Основной результат деятельности Всемирного Водного Совета – это Всемирный водный форум. Узнайте подробнее о Форуме и о том, как каждые три года заинтересованные стороны со всего мира собираются вместе, чтобы разрешить международные вопросы, связанные с водными ресурсами:

Как стать членом ВВС

В настоящее время Совет объединяет свыше 300 членов-организаций из более чем 50 стран мира. Узнайте подробнее о членстве в Совете  и о том, как стать членом ВВС.

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