news : Water professionals and experts provide concrete responses for water security in arid regions

    18 October 2020 - World Water Council President Fauchon delivered remarks during the Opening ceremony of the Cairo Water Week 2020, one of the major events on the international water agenda.

    Under the auspices of President of Egypt Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, the third edition of the Cairo Water Week focusing on water security in arid regions was opened by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly and the Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Mohamed Abdel-Aty. 

    news : The 2020 Annual Conference of the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research and the Chinese Hydraulic Engineering Society connects experts across the world

    18 October 2020 – World Water Council President addressed political leaders as well as water experts, scholars, and young professionals during the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) and the Chinese Hydraulic Engineering Society (CHES) Annual Conference.

    The 2020 IAHR and CHES Annual Conference, one of the most important Chinese water-related events was opened by Liu Guiha, Vice-minister of Water Resources of the People's Republic of China. 

    news : The Civil Society C20 Virtual Summit: Collective Action for Water Security urgently needed

    6 October 2020 – For the C20 Summit, the World Water Council participated in the virtual panel discussion « In Dire Straits: the Need for Collective Action for Water Security » organized by the Civil Society Engagement Group C20, a G20 official engagement group.

    President Loïc Fauchon together with UN Deputy Secretary General, Amina J. Mohammed, IUCN Director General, Bruno Oberle, and other high-level panelists discussed practical solutions and recommendations to drive collective action towards water security. 

    news : The 2nd Asian National Assembly Water Consultative Board Meeting confirms Asian parliamentarians’ commitment, and dedication to achieve water security.

    9 September 2020 – Loïc Fauchon delivered warm congratulatory remarks to the newly appointed Asian National Assembly Water Consultative Board (AAWC) President, Jae-ill Byun, Member of the 21st National Assembly of the Republic of Korea.

    news : Holy See Virtual Forum: Water is a Vehicle for Peace

    17 September 2020 – Under the auspices of the Holy See, the World Water Council participated in the Virtual Water Forum «From the Right to Water to the Right to Hope » organized by Encuentro Mundi and the Pan Amazon Ecclesial Network(REPAM).

    President Loïc Fauchon was invited as panelist together with renowned experts and intellectuals to speak during the final day of the Forum.

    news : President Macky Sall and Loïc Fauchon together reaffirm the political importance of the World Water Forum

    Loïc Fauchon, President of the World Water Council and H.E. Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal, met in Paris recently.

    On this occasion, they jointly reaffirmed that the next World Water Forum, to be held in Dakar in March 2021, is a major political opportunity to provide concrete responses in favour of access to water and sanitation for the most deprived populations, in Africa and throughout the world.