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  • Group logo of 1.1 Guarantee access to water for all and the Right to water

    In 1990 77% of the world population used an “improved source” of water as defined by the WHO-UNICEF Joint Monitoring Program. End 2008 this percentage had been increased to 87% and the number of people without […]

    91 members
  • Group logo of 1.2 Improve access to integrated sanitation services for all

    Sanitation is a neglected aspect of development in most countries where public spending is limited, and where conflicting and competing priorities crowd the political agenda. As a result, billions of people in low […]

    60 members
  • Group logo of 1.3 Contribute to hygiene and health through water and sanitation

    It is estimated that almost 10 % of the global burden of disease is associated with lack of access to adequate sanitation and safe drinking-water, of proper hygiene and of effective water management1. More […]

    25 members
  • Group logo of 1.4 Prevent and respond to water-related risks and crises

    The impacts of disasters and water related crises are increasing. The last decades have been marked by an increase of the numbers of people affected as well as the amount of economic damage, making Disaster Risk […]

    58 members
  • Group logo of 1.5 Contribute to Cooperation and Peace through water

    There are approximately 276 transboundary river basins on the planet with a geographical area corresponding to almost half of the earth’s surface. Almost three billion people in 145 countries live in this area. […]

    28 members
  • Group logo of 2.1 Balance multiple uses through Integrated Water Resource Management

    The need to balance water uses arises when water resources do not meet the needs of all uses, including both human and environmental. This is the case, of course, where and when water is scarce. But the same need […]

    33 members
  • Group logo of 2.2 Contribute to food security by optimal use of water

    The World population is projected to increase from 6.5 billion at present to 9 billion by 2050. This growth is likely to take place in the urban areas of the Emerging and Least Developed countries. Developed […]

    33 members
  • Group logo of 2.3 Harmonize water and energy

    Key Priority 2.3 Harmonize Energy for Water fits into the 2nd Strategic Direction of the Forum “Contribute to Economic Development” of the 6th World Water Forum. There is an intrinsic link between the challenge we […]

    25 members
  • Group logo of 2.4 Promote green growth and value ecosystem services

    Water is integral to the environmental and social systems that underpin the global economy. Yet, sustainable and equitable management of water is too often overlooked, and its benefits underestimated, in economic […]

    54 members
  • Group logo of 3.1 Improve the quality of water resources and ecosystems

    Better interaction of water resources and ecosystems management
     
    Services delivered by water dependent ecosystems or wetlands are of significant importance to millions of people. They are both dependent on […]

    30 members
  • Group logo of 3.2 Adjust pressures and footprints of human activities on water

    Today the competition for scarce water resources in many places is intense. Many river basins do not have enough water to meet all the demands. Furthermore, over the next few decades, as climate changes, […]

    21 members
  • Group logo of 3.3 Respond to climate and global changes in an urbanizing world

    During recent decades the world has seen an enormous spurt in the number of people living in cities and the emergence of large metropolitan areas, smaller cities and regional centres. In 1950 the world could count […]

    26 members
  • Group logo of Cross Continent Arab Countries

    The Arab Countries:
    North Africa: Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Sudan, Somalia, Djibouti, Comoros;
    Middle East: Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, […]

    15 members
  • Group logo of Cross Continent Mediterranean

    The Mediterranean water community has strongly imprinted her presence. For the 6th World Water Forum, the Mediterranean water community will propose solutions to a large number of issues related to water in order […]

    15 members
  • Group logo of CS1 Good Governance

    The current “water crisis” is not a crisis of scarcity but a crisis of mismanagement, with strong governance features. The water sector is affected by numerous external drivers (population growth, changes in […]

    28 members
  • Group logo of CS2 Financing Water for All

    Ensuring that sufficient financing is mobilised in order to reach ambitious targets and objectives for the water sector is absolutely critical. In many countries, the investments needed to deliver sustainable […]

    7 members
  • Group logo of CS3 Enabling Environments

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    14 members
  • Group logo of Region Africa

    There were two major achievements of the Africa region during the previous forums: The African Water Vision and Framework for Action, which were launched at the 2nd World Water Forum in Hague, 2000; and the Africa […]

    35 members
  • Group logo of Region Americas

    As a result of the efforts of regional mobilization carried out since the very first edition of the World Water Forum, the Americas region launched the creation of the Water Forum of the Americas (WFA), a […]

    34 members
  • Group logo of Region Asia-Pacific

    Geographical Scope   • Northeast Asia: China, DPR Korea, Japan, Mongolia and Republic of Korea • South Asia: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Maldives and Sri Lanka • Southeast Asia: Brunei, Cambodia, […]

    83 members