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7th World Water Forum 2015
April 12-17, 2015Daegu & Gyeongbuk, Republic of Korea

Every three years, the World Water Forum mobilizes creativity, innovation, and know-how around water. Serving as a stepping-stone towards global collaboration on water challenges, the Forum is a unique multistakeholder platform where the water community and the policy and decision makers from all regions of the world can work together to find joint solutions. It is the largest international event which seeks to advance the cause of water.

The World Bank is hosting two sessions at the World Water Forum 2015. We cordially invite attendees to join us at the following sessions: World Bank WWF2015 Sessions

Visit the full program: WWF2015 Program

Shared Vision and Framework for Action for Groundwater Governance

Date: April 13, 2015
Time: 17:00 - 19:00
Venue: DEC_312, DAEGU-EXCO, 3F Room 325BD
Session Code: SE-0046

The objective of the side event is to present a “Shared Vision 2030” and a “Framework for Action to achieve the Vision” on Groundwater Governance. The session aims to consult with participants the scope for a GEF supported initiative to address groundwater issues at global, regional and national levels. The Shared Vision points to much needed improvements in groundwater governance to meet global demands for water and protect the integrity of aquifers.

To learn more about this event, please visit: WWF2015 Side Event

[High Level Panel] To Price or not to Price: That is NOT the question. A high level dialogue

Date: April 13, 2015
Time: 17:00 - 19:00
Venue: DIB_B102, DAEGU - Inter-Burgo Hotel, B1F Grand Ballroom B
Session Code: T.SS.25

Water management has primarily been approached as an engineering problem and not an economic or social one. As such, pricing mechanisms, although widely debated, are not well understood or implemented, and the potential of better pricing for promoting sustainable water management and equitable access are not discussed at the highest political levels.

To learn more about this event, please visit: WWF2015 High Level Panel

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  • Date: April 13, 2015, 17:00 - 19:00