Co-Organisers: UNU-FLORES, Texas A&M University, International Food Policy Research Institute, Global Water Partnership, OCP Policy Center, International Water Management Institute, World Wildlife Fund, International Union for Conservation on Nature, Stockholm Environment Institute, The World Bank, Asian Development Bank, World Water Council, International Water Resources Association, Global Environmental Facility, Water Foundry, Circle of Blue, GIZ, The International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage, Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, International Water Association, and the American University of Beirut
The session will include a keynote address followed by a panel between representatives of relevant sectors, including banking and funding agencies, governance, science, public-private partnerships (PPPs), communications, and public engagement. The moderated discussion will also address audience questions directed at the formulation of a motion for debate. The debate will support the policy coherence efforts of the Forum process toward achieving the sustainable development goal efforts and their implementation. The session will be conducted in English, translation to Portuguese will be provided.
This event, and its consortium of partners, are the outcome of a momentum that has grown since the 2016 Stockholm World Water Week and which continued at the 2017 World Water Congress. These events and the work conducted by the consortium partners paved the way to Brasilia 2018.
World Water Forum 8
Aqua Claras Auditarium
Ulisses Guimarães Convention Center and the National Stadium in Brasilia,