DevelopmentKeynotes
December 13, 2017
Prof. Benedito Braga, President of the World Water Council, was a keynote at the 2017 #DevelopmentCongress, where he stresses the need to increase our resilience to climate and provide water security for all. Defining water securi...
Climate change
December 8, 2017
Dhesigen Naidoo, Water Research Commission, South Africa, describes a new world order of extreme weather events globally, a rise in population and consumption, and the commitment to reach the Sustainable Development Goals. This me...
Africa
December 6, 2017
A number of countries in Africa continue to be victims of the effects of climate change. The latest is the drought that has been experienced in the region for the better part of this year. Water scarcity and floods has brought imm...
Climate changeKeynotesSociety
November 27, 2017
The renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs introduced 3Ts: Trade Resources; Transform Water for Safe Use; and Traits of crops resistant to drought; and 3Fs Finance, Fairness and Funding. Jeffrey D. Sachs is a world-renowned professor of...
DevelopmentKeynotes
November 27, 2017
Innovative financing mechanisms to meet SDG6 target from IWA on Vimeo. How can financial institutions help contribute to achieving the SDGs? Keynote address by Guangzhe Chen – Senior Director, Water Global Practice, World Ba...
Climate changeIndustrySociety
November 27, 2017
Resilience and sustainability are key to water professionals. Dealing with climate change and delivering the Sustainable Development Goals is paramount to the water sector and the world.
Climate changeUrbanisation
November 27, 2017
Water, from risk to reward – in a transformative way from IWA on Vimeo. Global urbanization provides many opportunities for growth, prosperity, innovation, emancipation, equality and prosperity. At the same time, rapid popul...
Society
November 27, 2017
Water for People on comprehensive service delivery approaches in low/middle income countries from IWA Eleanor believes societal change can be accelerated through social entrepreneurship and the efforts of organizations like Water ...
November 27, 2017
“The water problems must be solved with the participation of all stakeholders” says Jaime Baptista from Portugal. Different formulas to achieve the SDGs are all valid, Public Private Partnerships are an example to dist...
HealthKeynotes
November 27, 2017
Barbara Evans’ research has played a key role in developing effective strategies for securing safe access to water and sanitation, with a sustained attention to poor urban and rural communities. She has been awarded the IWA Wate...