Paraguay participa del processo de preparación del Foro Mundial del Água 2018

El Serviço de Información y Prensa del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, pone a conocimiento de lá opinión pública que prosigue em la ciudad de Brasilia, la reunión “Agenda para el Desarrollo de la Gestión del Agua”, preparatória del VIII Foro Mundial del Agua a realizarse em marzo de 2018, em esa capital.

Fuente: Portal Ministério Relaciones Exteriores

World Toilet Day: Cities need new financial solutions to implemente safe sanitation

As the world celebrates World Toilet Day, we are reminded that, despite worldwide efforts, 2.1 billion people worldwide still lack access to basic sanitation. The situation is becoming even more acute in urban áreas because of increasing migration. About this subject, The World Water Council is currently developing a program to identifly innovative mechanisms to finance sanitation which are emerging across the world. The program is based on financial analysis of the sanitation sector in 8 cities around the globe. The case studies will form the basis for a report and policy recommendations for cities to be launched at the 8th World Water Forum in Brasilia. Read more 

Source: World Water Council

Myanmar to host Asia-Pacific Water Summit in December

Myanmar is playing host to the Third Asia-Pacific Water Summit, to be held in Yangon this December and attended by leaders from the Asia-Pacific region, acoording to sources. Also, Myanmar will represent the region in the 8th World Water Forum to be held in Brazil next year. Read more

Source: Eleven Myanmar

Caribbean and Central Am Water Resources under Debate in Dom Rep

Experts from the Caribbean and Central America are meeting today in the Dominican Republic to address the water resources issue in the region, it was reported in this capital. According to media, the meeting -informed by the Ministry of Economy, Planning and Development of this country-, takes place ahead of the 8th World Water Forum to be held in March 2018 in Brazil. Read more

Source: Prensa Latina

Climate and water communities gather in Marseille for the 2nd International Conference on Water and Climate

The World Water Council, in cooperation with the COP22 Presidency as represented by the State Secretariat for Water of the Kingdom of Morocco, organized the 2nd International Conference on Water and Climate: Fostering dialogue on the road to COP23 in Marseille on 3 and 4 October 2017. Read more

Source: WWC

Moroccan prize to be awarded during forum in Brazil

The Moroccan government ‘s King Hassan II Great World Water Prize will be awarded during the 8th World Water Forum in Brazil next year. Individuals and organizations can nominate professionals who carry out relevant work in water-related issues. Read more

Source: Brazil-Arab News Agency

8th World Water Forum

The World Water Forum is the world’s biggest water-related event and is organized by the World Water Council (WWC), an international organization that brings together all those interested in the theme of water. Its mission is “to promote awareness, build political commitment and trigger action on critical water issues at all levels, to facilitate the efficient conservation, protection, development, planning, management and use of water in all its dimensions on an environmentally sustainable basis for the benefit of all life on Earth”. Read more

Source: Sustainable Sanitation Alliance

GIWEH at Stockholm Water Week 2017

GIWEH, represented by its staff members, was involved within a very busy agenda during Stockholm World Water Week 2017, held from August 28th to September 2nd. GIWEH used the opportunity of its place in the Brazil Booth and within the Swiss Water Partnership (SWP) to strengthen existing connections and to expand its network. Throughout the week, GIWEH focused on supporting and promoting the World Water Forum 8 (WWF8), networked with a wide range of organizations, and joined the different events of the World Water Council and the Secretariat of the World Water Forum 8. Read more

Source: Global Institute for Water, Environment & Health

President to Inaugurate India Water Week 2017

President Shri Ram Nath Kovind will inaugurate India Water Week - 2017 on October 10, 2017 in New Delhi in the presence of Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari and Union Ministers of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal and Shri Dr. Satya Pal Singh. Read more

Source: NewKerala.com

The Americas on its way to the 8th World Water Forum in Brasilia: Online Consultation

In preparation for this World Forum, the IDB Group, has now open an Online Survey to hear your voice, whether or not you are an expert in the water sector. Your opinion matters and we want to include it in the discussion of the world’s biggest water event. Your ideas, experiences and solutions to improve water management in the Americas are a valuable contribution for us and we want to know it. Read more

Source: IDB

Nominations Open for 2018 King Hassan II Great World Water Prize

The World Water Council (WWC) is currently inviting applicants for its 2018 King Hassan II Great World Water Prize. Deadline: 30 November 2017. The Prize will be awarded for the sixth time during the 8th World Water Forum, which will take place in Brasilia, Brazil, on 18 March 2018. Read more 

Source: FundsforNGOs

Morocco to Address Water Supply Concerns at World Water Week in Stockholm

The Moroccan delegation took part in various high-level meetings and conferences to discuss possible measures to help protect water resources across the world.They also presented the King Hassan II Great World Water Prize. The award is given every three years during the opening ceremony of the World Water Forum. Read more

Source: Morocco World News

Kyoto World Water Grand Prize

Presented every three years in conjunction with the World Water Forum, the Prize will be awarded at the 8th World Water Forum that will take place in Brasilia, Brazil, 18 to 23 March 2018. Read more

Source: WWC

Morocco and the WWC launch the 6th edition of the Great World Water Prize

Presented every three years in conjunction with the World Water Forum, the Prize will be awarded at the 8th World Water Forum that will take place in Brasilia, Brazil, 18 to 23 March 2018. Read more

Source: WWC

FAO, WWC Promote Water Accounting 

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) and partners are conducting online consultations on how “water accounting” can be used to address water scarcity. The agency is promoting the initiative among World Water Council (WWC) members, and it will result in the publication of a ‘White Paper on Water Accounting,’ to be launched at the 8th World Water Forum in Brazil in March 2018. Read more

Source: IISDG

Brasilia in preparation for the 8th World Water Forum in 2018

The WWF International Steering Committee (ISC), of which Mexico is a member, held the 2nd preparatory meeting on 23 June in Brasilia, Brazil, towards the 8th World Water Forum (WWF), the largest international event of the water sector, which is co-organised by the World Water Council and the Government of Brasilia.  Read more

Source: ANEAS

World Water Forum 2018: Sharing Water

If you are interested in contributing to one of the sessions in the Ecosystems Theme, please contact Stuart Bunn at Griffith University, via ecosystems@worldwaterforum8.org. If you have any queries about the process or would like to find out who to contact for the other themes, please get in touch with Stuart Bunn or Anik Bhaduri (E: admin@water-future.org; T: 07 3735 7288). You can also join the 8th World Water Forum Consultation through the online platform “Your Voice”. Read more

Source: Australian Water Partnership

The 8th World Water Forum awards groundbreaking practices

The coordinators of the Americas Regional Process and its sub-regional processes, the IDB, UNESCO PHI-LAC, GWP, IICA and ANEAS invite you to participate. Read more

Source: The Netherlands National IHP-HWRP Committee

[Event note] March 18-23, 2018: 8th World Water Forum

Source: Water Canada

Help us build the 8th World Water Forum

The 8th World Water Forum will take place from 18 to 23 March 2018 in Brasilia and has elected “Sharing Water” as its underlying theme. As part of preparation, everyone from around the globe will once again have the opportunity to voice their opinions at worldwaterforum8.org from 12 of June 2017.This is the 2nd launching of the forum and Cap-Net UNDP act as one of the moderators in this platform. Each round will last between 8-10 weeks. Read more

Source: CAP-NET UNDP

Open consultation for the 8th World Water Forum 

Public discussion at http://www.worldwaterforum8.org/your-voice helped to identify global issues within each theme. Now, the top issues will be presented at the 2nd Stakeholder Consultation Meeting to be held at the Ulysses Guimarães Convention Center in Brasilia, on April 26-27, 2017. Read more

Source: DEISA Water Treatment

WWC Youth Delegates Program for 2016-2018 (Fully funded to 8th World Water Forum in Brasilia, Brazil

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Souce: Opportunities for Africans (OFA)

Road to Brazil kicks off as preparations for 8th world water forum begin

More than 700 political leaders, elected officials, diplomats, water experts and operators, researchers and representatives of civil society gather from today to 29 June to identify and prioritize the most pressing water issues, which require to be collectively and globally addressed. Read more

Source: Climate Reporters

8th World Water Forum, Brasilia 2018 - Sharing water

The World Water Forum is the world’s biggest water-related event and is organized by the World Water Council. Its mission is “to promote awareness, build political commitment and trigger action on critical water issues at all levels, to facilitate the efficient conservation, protection, development, planning, management and use of water in all its dimensions on an environmentally sustainable basis for the benefit of all life”. Read more

Souce: WWC

8th World Water Forum 2018

The 8th World Water Forum will be hosted by Brasilia, Brazil in 2018. The World Water Forum is the largest water event to gather over 35,000 people from multi-stakeholder backgrounds for six days of high-quality sessions, intense debates and informative workshops. The theme will be Sharing water. Read more

Source: Dutch Water Sector

8th World Water Forum, Brasilia 2018

The World Water Forum is the world’s biggest water-related event and is organized by the World Water Council. Its mission is “to promote awareness, build political commitment and trigger action on critical water issues at all levels, to facilitate the efficient conservation, protection, development, planning, management and use of water in all its dimensions on an environmentally sustainable basis for the benefit of all life”. Read more

Source: IGRAC

8th World Water Forum 

The World Water Forum is organized by the World Water Council (WWC) with the goal of enhancing dialogue of the decision-making process on water at the global level, seeking to achieve the rational and sustainable use of this resource. Read more

Source: IISD

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