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  • World Water Council elects the City of Dakar and country of Senegal as hosts of 2021 Forum.

    World Water Council elects the City of Dakar and country of Senegal as hosts of 2021 Forum.

    On Saturday 26 November in Marseille, France, the World Water Council elected the capital city of Dakar and the country of Senegal to host the 9th World Water Forum in 2021. The selection followed a rigorous evaluation process. The candidature of ...

  • Actions for a water-secure world

    Actions for a water-secure world

    The Budapest Water Summit 2016 ended on Wednesday after three days of High Level Panels and Forums and months of international consultative processes. During a special ceremony, participants presented the Budapest Water Summit Messages and Policy ...

  • 20th Anniversary Celebrations with the City of Marseille

    20th Anniversary Celebrations with the City of Marseille

    The World Water Council Board of Governors and members were welcomed yesterday by Jean-Claude Gaudin, Mayor of Marseille and Governor of the World Water Council, for their final meeting of the year. At a special reception organized for the ...

  • World Water Council presents Water Action Day outcomes at CoP22

    World Water Council presents Water Action Day outcomes at CoP22

    The World Water Council, through its Honorary President Loïc Fauchon, was pleased to be able to report on the outcomes of the first Action Day for Water in the history of the CoPs at the High-level Event on Accelerating Climate Action held on ...

  • Budapest Water Summit 2016: Water Connects

    Budapest Water Summit 2016: Water Connects

    The Budapest Water Summit 2016 is organized by the Government of Hungary, under the patronage of János Áder, President of Hungary, in cooperation with the World Water Council. The Summit aims to promote water as source of ...

  • Catalyzing Action at Korea International Water Week

    Catalyzing Action at Korea International Water Week

    “The first Korean International Water Week will be an important enabler for our global efforts,” World Water Council Treasurer Guy Fradin said last week at the Opening Ceremony of Korea International Water Week in Daegu, Republic of ...

  • FT Water Summit: Global water security essential for growth

    FT Water Summit: Global water security essential for growth

    On October 12, the World Water Council, as a founding partner, participated in the second edition of the Financial Times Water Summit in London. Over 150 participants from the business, financial, and water communities gathered to share recent ...

  • Water in the New Urban Agenda

    Water in the New Urban Agenda

    This year, the World Water Council and other international organizations have been striving to make water a bigger focus of the conversation around cities. Notably, during last week’s UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development ...

  • World Water Council leads the way towards increasing climate resilience through water solutions

    World Water Council leads the way towards increasing climate resilience through water solutions

    A deeply uncertain world calls for new approaches, advocates World Water Council, calling on governments to include water in global climate agenda. On the road to COP22, the World Water Council in collaboration with Conagua and ANEAS launch a new ...

  • Financing water for sustainable growth

    Financing water for sustainable growth

    “Water is a political issue and financing it will require convincing political decision makers,” stated the President of the World Water Council, Benedito Braga, during a standing-room-only event entitled “Financing Water ...

  • The World Water Council at World Water Week 2016

    The World Water Council at World Water Week 2016

    The World Water Council designed diverse and constructive interaction with the participants at this year’s World Water Week in Stockholm around the theme of “Water for Sustainable Growth.” In particular, the Council was a ...

  • 6th World Water Forum

    6th World Water Forum

    During the Singapore International Water Week (SIWW), the International Forum Committee will organize a side event to present the 6th World Water Forum that is going to be hosted in Marseille, France on March 12th-17th, 2012. The World Water Forum ...

  • Water Environment Federation Receives $1.7 Million from Department of Homeland Security to Support Security and Emergency Response Training Program

    Water Environment Federation Receives $1.7 Million from Department of Homeland Security to Support Security and Emergency Response Training Program

    Alexandria, VA - The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has been selected by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to receive $1.7 million to implement a three-year comprehensive training program addressing interdependencies between the ...