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IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition, Busan, Korea, 16-22 October 2012

Held every two years and organised by the International Water Association (IWA), the congress & exhibition attracts 5,000 water professionals from companies and institutions around the world.


  • Science and application of water treatment and management
  • Water, climate, food and energy
  • Cities of the future
  • Managing utilities and their assets
  • Securing new and traditional water resources for the future
  • Water, ecosystems and catchments
  • Water and health – microbiological and chemical

In Busan, IWA will organise a ‘Development Corner’, a dedicated space at the Congress to learn about water and sanitation issues and challenges in the developing world and how they are being actively addressed.


  • Proposals for platform and presentations, workshops and discussions: 1 September 2011
  • Submission of full papers: 31 May 2012
  • Presenters registration: 30 June 2012

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August 29, 2011 at 12:51 pm Leave a comment

3rd Ghana Water Forum, [venue to be confirmed], 6-8 September 2011

Ghana Water Forum web site

Theme: Water and Sanitation Services Delivery in a Rapidly Changing Urban Environment

The Ghana Water Forum is an annual water & sanitation sector review and learning event for all sector stakeholders.


  • Achieving the Water and Sanitation MDGs
  • Rapid Urbanization and the lag in service delivery
  • Development and Management of Urban Water Resources
  • Dealing with Long term uncertainties and Global Change Pressures
  • Sanitation and Wastewater Use
  • Economic Regulation and Innovative Financing
  • Governance, Policy and Management
  • Knowledge and Capacity Development
  • Service Delivery Approach
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Rural-Urban Interface and Challenges

Side events:

  • Ministerial and Development Partners Roundtable
  • Business Roundtable
  • Youth and Children’s Forum
  • Exhibition

Deadline for submission of papers: 04 July 2011

Deadline for submission of PowerPoint presentations: 18 August 2011

For more information and registration details go to the Ghana Water Forum web site

May 20, 2011 at 1:11 pm Leave a comment

Stakeholder Consultation on Urban Drinking Water and Sanitation Policy (Draft), 02 March 2009, Kathmandu, Nepal

Ministry of Physical Planning and Works invites the stakeholders and concerned organizations to participate in the consultative meeting on ‘Urban Drinking Water and Sanitation Policy (Draft)’ to be organized on March 2, 2009. The Ministry also requests the stakeholders to bring their suggestions and comments on the policy in writing.


Date: March 2, 2009
Venue: Meeting hall, Ministry of Physical Planning and Works
Time: 2: 30 P.M. (Sharp)

Contact Person: Binaya Shah (9851027676)

February 26, 2009 at 4:29 pm


Forthcoming events and training courses on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). A Source News Service blog by IRC.