Water for Agriculture and Energy in Africa
Sirte, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya - 15 - 17 December 2008
The Sirte Water and Energy Conference aims at unlocking the potential of water for development in Africa.
Delegations from 53 FAO African Member States will participate in the Conference. Members of Non-Governmental Organizations, farmer and civil society associations, and the private sector will participate in the official Conference and in the various parallel events...
World Water Forum 5 Istanbul, Turkey - 26 - 22nd March 2009
The World Water Forum is the main water-related event in the world, aimed at putting water firmly on the inter- national agenda. A stepping stone towards global collaboration on water problems, the Forum offers the water community and policy-and-decision- makers from all over the world the unique opportunity to come together to create links, debate and attempts to find solutions to achieve water security.
World Water Week
Stockholm, Sweden - 16-22 August 2009
The theme for World Water Week 2009 will be “Accessing Water for the Common Good”, and this will be the first year under a new three-year niche entitled “Water – Responding to Global Change.” The First Announcement and Call for Abstracts will be announced in late November.
UN-Water at Expo 2008
Zaragoza, Spain 17-23 August 2008
Expo 2008 is an international exposition held from 14 June to 14 September 2008 coordinated by the Bureau of International Expositions, the organization that is responsible for sanctioning World's Fairs, held in Zaragoza, Spain, with the topic of "Water and sustainable development". More than one hundred countries, plus dozens of companies and NGOs, including UN-Water, will have pavillions at Expo 2008. The expo is hoping to attract 6.5 million visitors and draw the world's attention to one of the great environmental challenges of the 21st century. The UN-Water Pavillion features projected posters from international artists on the theme of Water for Life.