Read this story in English A Assembleia Geral das Nações Unidas (UNGA) reconheceu o acesso à água potável e ao saneamento como direito humano em 2010; em 2015, veio estabelecer a distinção entre os dois direitos, prevendo e...
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...
November 27, 2017
Connect the world to Water – in Latin America 80% of people live in cities, we are bringing innovative thinking particularly around wastewater management from Water experts across the world to Buenos Aires for the #Developme...
Read this story in Portuguese The United  Nations General Assembly (UNGA) recognized access to safe drinking water and sanitation as a human right in 2010; in 2015 it specified a distinction between the human right to safe drinki...