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Objective

The World Water Partnership, a representative follow-up from the 7th World Water Forum, is an annual gathering, which put together representatives of each World Water Forum such as water related governments, organizations and relevant partners. Based on the core value of the 7th World Water Forum, it intends to share experiences of the World Water Forum host countries on water-related themes and provide sustainable implementation of key water initiatives.
By establishing the best cases of leadership in the water sector promoting cooperation among the host countries and the next host country, the main theme of the World Water Partnership will be linked to the preparation process of the 9th World Water Forum to secure the sustainability of the forum and contribute to the next World Water Forum.




Participants

High-levels of previous and next host countries and coordinating organizations of the World Water Forum.




Short Description

Date& time September 4(Wed)
Venue Daegu EXCO (TBD)
Host Ministry of Environment, Rep. of Korea
Organizer Korea Water Forum and World Water Council
Participants About 10 representatives from host countries and organizations of the World Water Forum
Object
  • 1. To adopt 'Call for Action', a joint initiative on global priority water issues based on the 'Implementation', the core value of the 7th World Water Forum by discussing each countires’ practical cases and implementation plans.
  • 2. To promote water-related cooperation between the host country and the next host country to succeed to the value and main achievements of the World Water Forum and to make tangible measures to contribute to the 9th World Water Forum
  • 3. To contribute to the achievement of sustainable development goals by spreading practical cases and major agendas for water challenges to major water-related events at home and abroad



KIWW2018 Previous Outcome

We shared opinions on major water-related agendas among World Water Forum host countries and case-sharing on “Strengthen Equitable Participatory and Accountable Water Governance,” the third of the four main agendas of the Call for Action (KIWW 2016). The participants also agreed on the importance of World Water Partnership as a venue to enhance cooperation on the international community's major water agenda and contribute to the next World Water Forum through sharing experiences and opinions of the host countries of the World Water Forum.