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World Water Forum

World Water Forum

World Water Forum is the biggest water event in the world which was first held in 1997 by World Water Council for interested parties in water to discuss on joint response to water problems all over the world.

Outline of event

  • Targets of participation : Major international organizations, governments, civilian experts, NGO, etc.
  • Period of event : For 1 week before and after World Water Day (March 22 every year) once every three years
  • Place of event: A city designated by 36 directorate organizations of World Water Council
  • Period of preparation: About 3 years (Continuous regular meetings and progress reports during the preparation)

Programs

  • Thematic process : Defining and discussing water issues in the world by selecting thematic framework
  • Political process : Seeking solutions and urging action to water issues with chief and minister of states attending
  • Regional process : Exchanging information on current water issues in each continent and country and discussing solutions
  • Science & technology process : Discussing solutions to water issues in scientific and technical aspects and exchanging information
  • Fair & expo : Various programs which can attract interest and participation of citizen

History of World Water Forum

History of World Water Forum
Classification Venue Participation Theme and major performance
1st
(1997)
Marrakesh,
Morocco
63 countries,
Approx.
500 people
Vision for Water, Life, and the Environment,
'Marrakesh declaration' adopted
2nd
(2000)
Hague,
Netherlands
114 countries,
Approx.
5,700 people
From Vision to Action
'World Water Vision' announced
3rd
(2003)
Kyoto / Siga,
Japan
130 countries,
Approx.
24,000 people
A Forum with a Difference
Cabinet declaration announced
4th
(2006)
Mexico City,
Mexico
150 countries,
Approx.
20,000 people
Local Actions for a Global Challenge
Minister declaration announced
5th
(2009)
Istanbul,
Turkey
190 countries,
Approx.
33,000 people
Bridging Divides for Water
Appeal by chief of state/minister declaration announced
6th
(2012)
Marseille,
France
170 countries,
Approx.
35,000 people
Time for Solutions
8th
(2018)
Brasilia,
Brazil
172 countries,
Approx.
110,000 visitors
Sharing Water
9th
(2021)
Dakar,
Senegal
- Water Security

Outcome of 7th World Water Forum

Outcome of 7th World Water Forum
Title Major Activities Contents
Program
Operation
Regional Process
  • Coordinating 57 regional program and arranging 197 coordinators
Publishing
White Paper
  • Publishing white paper of Science & Technology process which accumulated past, present and future of water science and technology
Hosting a
meeting between
High level officials
and law makers
  • 70 Lawmakers from 20 Countries (11 in Korea)
  • Nine Heads of state participated including Hungary President Minister and Deputy Minister from 127 countries participated
Session
Participation
Sharing SWMI,
Science & Technology,
and Know-how
  • Strengthening and disseminating K-water’s advanced technology
Building Bridge
for Global Cooperation
and Network
Establishing AWC
  • Establishing Asia’s water consultative entity which were majorly led by Asian governments.
Contracting MoU
  • Contracting five MOUs including Singapore PUB, Suez, USACE, etc.
Bilateral Meeting
  • Bilateral meeting with thirteen different countries including Algeria Ministry of Water Resources, Thailand Royal Irrigation Department
Raising
Global Awareness
Booth Operation
  • Utilized 3D image and AR(Augumented reality) for visitor’s experience
Promotion
of Corporation
  • 20 different broadcasting systems, 142 different newspaper companies interviewed
Ceremony of opening
Memorial Center for
7th World Water Forum
  • Commemorating successful host of 7th World Water Forum

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