• 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 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 CS3 Enabling Environments

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  • 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