27 July 2020 - The World Water Council participated in a virtual meeting organized by the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) in cooperation with the National Office of Electricity and of Drinking Water of the Kingdom of Morocco (ONEE) and the Secretariat of the 9th World Water Forum.
The President of the World Water Council analyses the consequences of the global health crisis. Water is essential for hygiene responses and basic barriers to protect against the spread of pandemics. A new awareness that he considers crucial for the well-being of all.
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The president of the World Water Council returns on the consequences of the global health crisis. Water, used for hygiene, is essential for the first barrier actions. A new and salutary awareness.
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The President of the World Water Council accepts the invitation made by the Prince Albert II Foundation as part of their campaign entitled “A Green Shift?”, launched on April 22, 2020.
The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, strongly involved in environmental issues including water, wishes to respond to the current pandemic by giving the floor to personalities. The campaign is focusing on the impact of the pandemic and the perspectives on the “day after”.
Following the City of Dakar donation, the World Water Council hands over a batch of soap to the Senegalese Ministry of Water and Sanitation.
As part of the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, the World Water Council has contributed by providing soap to Senegal. Water and soap are the first barriers to protect against the spread of the COVID 19 coronavirus and the World Water Council has chosen to provide the means for a better hygiene to the most deprived.
As part of the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, the World Water Council has provided Marseille soap to the Senegalese State and the City of Dakar, which are conducting basic necessities distribution operations. Water and soap are basic barriers to protect against the spread of Covid-19 and the World Water Council has chosen to provide the means for a better hygiene to the most deprived.
Loïc Fauchon, President of the World Water Council speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews for “The Water Diplomat”. Significance of the first World Water Forum in sub-Saharan Africa, its four particular priorities, concept of “Water for Humanity; Water for Nature”, the need for a new relationship between “urban” and rural” water considerations, and the new “Five Fingers Alliance” approach are among the many topics of this interview.
Kampala – Uganda, 24 February 2020 : “Until March 2021, Africa is the Capital Water. Let’s seize this opportunity so that the intelligence of Africa can be expressed loud and clear. (…) Let's take the path from Kampala to Dakar together.” Loïc Fauchon, President of the World Water Council (WWC), opened the Symposium of the 20th African Water Association (AfWA) International Congress with a call for participation in the 9th World Water Forum.
Loïc Fauchon, President of the World Water Council, carries the voice of water in the Argentinian daily La Nación
On February 15, 2020, Loïc Fauchon, President of the World Water Council, takes part in the column "Living with less water. Another challenge for the world" in the Argentinian daily La Nación. Among the distinguished guests, he carries the voice of water by alerting on the current challenges and required responses.
"Everyone is entitled to have access to quality drinking water in sufficient quantity to meet its requirements for food, domestic needs and healthcare", were the words of Walloon Minister for the Environment, Nature, of Forest, Rurality and Animal Welfare, Céline Tellier, as she welcomed the 71st meeting of the Board of Governors of the World Water Council, in Liège, on 5 February 2020.