6th World Water Forum
12 Mar, 2012 12:00 AM
17 Mar, 2012 12:00 AM
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Every three years since 1997, the World Water Forum mobilises creativity, innovation, competence and know-how in favour of water. It gathers all stakeholders around today’s local, regional and global issues that cannot be undertaken without all stakeholders into a common framework of goals and concrete targets to reach.
The 6th World Water Forum innovates with:
- A Platform of solutions, to last beyond 2012, for all to consult and contribute to.
- A roadmap to achieve concrete commitments, involving experts and decision-makers from different sectors and regions of the world.
- A new commission, “Grassroots & Citizenship”, to involve and mobilise civil society.
- A strengthening of the political process especially through significant contributions and commitments from parliamentarians and local and regional authorities from around the world.
- Debates on sensitive issues.
• 140 ministerial delegations
• More than 180 countries represented
• Over 800 speakers
• 25 000 participants expected
• Over 400 hours of discussions and debates
• Over 250 sessions and panels and about 100 Grassroots & Citizenship events
• Regional Trialogues organised among Ministers, Parliamentarians and Local/ Regional Authorities.
• High Level Roundtables
One week of discussions, hot debates, solutions and best practice sharing in order to achieve concrete solutions and commitments for the cause of water.
The Forum is open to all who want to contribute and participate in the resolution of global water challenges!