From 17-22 March 2000, hundreds of water specialists, politicians, leading experts and top officials from all across the globe will convene in The Hague.
The Second World Water Forum will mark the conclusion to a long series of sessions during which thousands of concerned citizens addressed the water crisis that threatens us all. In The Hague a Vision will be unveiled projecting a scenario of how the world could look twenty-five years from now - if we take action today.
A world with enough clean water for everyone.
This website provides detailed information on what you can expect in The Hague, an overview of how the Vision process has developed and useful information on visiting the Forum. The Second World Water Forum & Ministerial Conference promises to be a inspiring event and a launching pad for an entirely new approach to the earth's most precious resource: water.
Website around the Forum :
www.watervision.org : Let's manage water to ensure
All people have access to safe and affordable water and sanitation.
All people have access to nourishment and sustainable livelihoods.
Freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems are conserved.
www.worldwatercommission.org : World Commission on Water for the 21st century
The World Water Council (WWC) launched the First World Water Forum at Marrakech in 1997. The idea of a Long Term Vision for Water, Life and the Environment for the 21st Century was presented there and confirmed at the International Conference on Water and the Environment (Paris, 1998)...
www.gwp.sida.se : Global Water Partnership
One of its objectives : support integrated water resources management programmes by collaboration, at their request, with governments and existing networks and by forging new collaborative arrangements, ...
www.cgiar.org : Consultative Group on International Argricultural Research
CGIAR's mission is to contribute to food security and poverty eradication in developing countries through research, partnership, capacity building, and policy support. The CGIAR promotes sustainable agricultural development based on the environmentally sound management of natural resources.
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