news : World Water Council and members mobilized in making water fundamental tool in fight against COVID-19

    The international network of renown organizations, the World Water Council, held a virtual meeting with its governors on 17 June 2020. The meeting addressed emerging issues within the water community due to the spread of COVID-19. Despite the fourteen time zones separating the 40 participants, the Governors all recognized the change occurred by COVID-19 on the collective awareness on the link between water and human health.

    agenda : 6th Water Loss Forum & Exhibition

    Istanbul, Turkey
    Turkish Society for Infrastructure and Trenchless Technology - AKATED TSITT

    The 6th Water Loss Forum & Exhibition to be held in Istanbul will bring together the private sector, municipalities, water administrations and universities to discuss the strategies, planning and financing issues to prevent water losses in Turkey.

    news : Women’s Water Fund – Career advancement for women in the water sector

    Women’s Water Fund was created under the initiative of Council member DHI. It was originally funded by the “King Hassan II Great World Water Prize” presented to Professor Torkil Jønch Clausen, Council Governor, at the Fourth World Water Forum in Mexico in 2006. The Fund helps women from developing countries advance their career opportunities in the field of water resources development and management.

    agenda : 4th edition of The International Water and Sanitation Technology Exhibition “SIT eau”

    Casablanca, Morocco

    Following the success of the three previous Siteau events, the City of Casablanca is hosting the fourth SITeau with the participation of numerous national and international partners. Thanks to the support of institutional partners and stakeholders in the areas of water, sanitation, and energy derived from water and contributing to its preservation, and to the 7th World Water Forum taking place from 12 to 17 April, 2015 in Daegu Gyeongbuk, South Korea, where Morocco will present the prestigious $100,000 Hassan II Award, this important event is the ideal venue for meetings, discussions and...

    agenda : 2013 Budapest Water Summit

    Budapest, Hungary
    Government of Hungary, United Nations System and World Water Council

    Download the Budapest Water Summit Statement The World Water Council is co-organizing the Budapest Water Summit together with the United Nations System. The Summit builds on Hungary’s achievements during its Presidency of the EU in 2011 and the selection of water as its top priority in the run up to and at the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development in June 2012. To follow up the conclusions of the Conference Mr János Áder, the President of Hungary, announced in Rio de Janeiro Hungary’s intention to organize a major international water event. The Budapest Water Summit will take place from...

    agenda : Korea International Water Week 2017

    Gyeongju, Korea
    Korea Water Forum (KWF)

    During Korea International Water Week 2017 the World Water Council is co-convening the IR Annual Review Meeting and the World Water Partnership Meeting. These sessions aim at following-up on the previous World Water Fora, especially the 7th edition, and promote the implementation of solutions. Additionally, the World Water Council is actively involved in the Water Leaders Roundtable and the 10th High-level Panel on Water and Disasters. Join us at the KIWW 2017.