news : Covid-19: "water availability is the best protective measure"

    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”.

    news : The World Water Council takes part in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

    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.

    news : World Water Council provides Marseille soap to Senegalese State and City of Dakar

    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.

    news : Loïc Fauchon on the “The Water Diplomat”, looking forward to the 2021 World Water Forum in Dakar

    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.

     

    news : In Uganda the World Water Council federates African water operators around the 9th Forum

    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.

    news : 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.

    news : In Belgium, the World Water Council engages with politicians and water technicians

    "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.

    agenda : AfWA 2020 Congress

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    Kampala - Uganda
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    The African Water Association (AfWA)

    The overall theme of AfWA ICE 2020 is “New Breaking new grounds to accelerate access to water and sanitation for all in Africa”. This theme is particularly relevant to the water and sanitation sector in Africa. The congress will solution and innovation focused and organized according to the following six tracks: Water Management Sanitation Management Capacity Building Financing Research and Innovation Governance and Regulation In 2020, AfWA will be celebrating 40 years of existence on the water and sanitation sector in Africa. A number of activities are planned and the highlights of the...

    news : Financing Water in Asia

    On 26 – 27 November 2019, the World Water Council participated in the 5th meeting of the Roundtable on Financing Water in Manila, Philippines, which was hosted by the Asian Development Bank. With more than 100 people in attendance, this second regional meeting of the Roundtable was focused on the Asian region. 

    WWC Bureau member, Mrs. Qiuchi Shi, from the Ministry of Water Resources of China, gave opening remarks on behalf of the World Water Council. She reiterated the dedication of the Council to propose solutions for water financing issues.