news : Consejo Mundial del Agua: Los países deben entregar su plan de trabajo sobre: Un mundo con seguridad hídrica

    • Implementation Roadmap developed to guide work of next three years
    • Sustainable Development Goals in September mark next milestone
    • Major political agreements made at the 7th World Water Forum

    The 7th World Water Forum entitled ‘Water for our Future’ drew to a close today, and was heralded by participants as the most politically impactful ever.

    news : El Consejo Mundial del Agua propondrá un nuevo papel para la Gestión Integrada de los Recursos Hídricos

    At the 7th World Water Forum, the World Water Council will host a High Level Panel on the future directions of Integrated Water Resource Management. The challenge will be to identify how the role of Integrated Water Resource Management might develop in the next 15 years in light of the Sustainable Development Goals.

    High Level Panel members will debate and respond to the challenges and issues identified by a Discussion Paper ‘Integrated Water Resource Management: A New Way Forward’.

    news : El Consejo Mundial del Agua con la mira más allá del Objetivo de Desarrollo Sostenible para el Agua

    At today’s High-Level Panel on Water in the Post-2015 Development Agenda, the World Water Council is urging policy makers and water stakeholders from all nations to maintain the momentum for a dedicated Sustainable Development Goal for water in order to achieve water security in all domains. At the same time the Council is challenging the water community to focus attention on how such a goal will be implemented. A decade ago, water merited little attention and support from global decision-makers, business and opinion leaders. Today, the script is very different.


    New Delhi, 15 January 2015 - In his keynote address during the opening of the 3rd India Water Week held New Delhi, World Water Council Vice-President Dogan Altinbilek highlighted some of the key initiatives implemented under the Council’s Pact for Water Security. He invited the delegates to attend the 7th World Water Forum in Korea next April and made a strong plea for increased involvement of government and private sector representatives of India towards global water security and sustainability. In his private discussion with H.E.

    news : III Foro Árabe del Agua (AWF3)

    “For us to connect to high-level decision-makers throughout the world and influence the global agenda, we must keep track of regional realities and keep promoting innovative solutions,” World Water Council President Benedito Braga said at the 3rd Arab Water Forum that opened Tuesday in Cairo, Egypt. After thanking the Arab Water Council for organizing the event, which gathered 600 representatives from all countries of the Arab region, President Braga added that “the Arab regional process will have an important role in proposing solutions to important water challenges.”

    news : Gran Premio Mundial del Agua Hassan II : las inscripciones se cerraron

    El Gobierno de Marruecos y el Consejo Mundial del Agua lanzan convocatoria para candidaturas de la quinta edición del Gran Premio Mundial del Agua Rey Hassan II, el cualrecompensa  la excelencia e innovación, en esta ocasión, sobre "Cooperación y buena gestión en el desarrollo y uso de los recursos hídricos". El ganador será galardonado con$100.000 dólares.

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    news : Países Latinoamericanos reunidos alrededor de temas del agua

    The 2nd edition of the Latin America Water Week opened Monday 23 June. The event offers a platform to Latin American countries to build consensus on pressing issues facing the region. “Water is a highly political issue. Managing water requires making choices between constraints and opportunities shared among human welfare, economic growth and ecological protection,” said World Water Council President Benedito Braga during his Opening Address.

    news : Seguridad Hídrica para el crecimiento

    Throughout history, managing water resources is the common thread connecting social stability, human wealth, prosperity, economic growth and sustainable ecosystems. Water has been central to achieving good public health, food security and sustainable energy. Water infrastructure and its good management have been humanity’s major adaptive measures to increase options for decision makers in times of drought and floods and to help make our cities more resilient and to guarantee the quality of our environment.