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World Water Forum, Istanbul, Turkey

The fifth World Water Forum entitled, 'Bridging Divides for Water', will be held in Istanbul, Turkey, from 16 to 22 March 2009.

The World Water Forum is organised every three years by the World Water Council. The aims are to raise the importance of water on the political agen...

16 March 2009 - 16 March 2009
Turkey

The fifth World Water Forum entitled, 'Bridging Divides for Water', will be held in Istanbul, Turkey, from 16 to 22 March 2009.

The World Water Forum is organised every three years by the World Water Council. The aims are to raise the importance of water on the political agenda and support the deepening of discussions towards the solution of international water issues in the 21st century, as well as to formulate specific proposals, raise public awareness and generate political commitment.

This specific event will address some of the following topics:
- global change and risk management;
- advancing human development and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs);
- managing and protecting water resources;
- effective water governance and management;
- finance in the sustainable water sector;
- education, knowledge and capacity development.For further information, please visit:
http://www.worldwaterforum5.org/