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Apply for World Water Prize before September 30, 2014

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The World Water Council and the Japan Water Forum remind grassroots organizations from developing countries that the deadline for submitting candidatures for the 4th edition of the Kyoto World Water Grand ...

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Apply to win $20,000 Kyoto World Water Prize

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Applications for the  4th edition of the Kyoto World Water Grand Prize is now open.The Kyoto World Water Grand Prize was initiated by the City of Kyoto at the 3rd World Water ...

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7th World Water Forum thematic framework released

The final version of the thematic framework of the 7th World Water Forum scheduled for Korea in 2015 has been released. A statement by the World Water Council says the ...

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World Water Council seeks host country for 2018 confab

The World Water Council, an international organisation based in Marseille (France) is currently seeking expressions of interest from National Governments willing to host and organize the World Water Forum in ...

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How Marseilles hosted two World Water Forums in one week

By Babatope Babalobi who was in Marseilles France’s second largest city- Marseilles, coordinates 43° 17′ 47.04″ N, 5° 22′ 12,   last month hosted two week long global meetings to discuss ...

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Water management: Public or Private?

On Tuesday, March 13, 2012 the World Water Forum had organised a “Water Debate” on “Private/Public involvement in the provision of water and sanitation services”. Panelists were: AquaFed member Mamadou ...

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Nigeria: Minister calls for coordinated action to solve Africa’s water crisis

Nigeria’s Minister for Water Resources, Mrs. Sarah Reng Ochekpe has said unless national governments in Africa pull efforts and resources together, the continent will not be able to overcome its ...

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World Water Forum ends with civil society protests

The Sixth World Water Forum rounded up last weekend in Marseilles, France with a peaceful protest organised by global civil society movements against ‘privatisation’ and ‘commodification’ of urban water supply. ...

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France PM calls for ‘concrete solutions’ as global forum on water opens in France

The 6th World Water Forum opened yesterday in Marseille, France with Francois Fillon, the Prime Minister of the host government-France imploring participants to evolve concrete solutions and actions that will “write a new chapter in the ...

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WWF: WASH-United wants Ministerial declaration to endorse right to water

 A group of Civil Society Organization have expressed fears that the on going 6th World Water Forum plans to adopt a Ministerial Declaration that fails to commit States to the ...

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