World Water Forum

Jun 07, 2024

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The World Water Forum is the largest international gathering in the water sector involving various stakeholders, which has been co-hosted by the World Water Council and a host city.

The Forum is held every three years and has been taking place since 1997.

About World Water Council

The World Water Council is an international multi-stakeholder organization, created in 1996 and based in Marseille, France.

The World Water Council has 260 member organizations, which come from 52 countries across 5 continents.

Every three years during its General Assembly, members of the Word Water Council decide on its governance. Each member has one vote (regardless of their size and college) to elect the Board of Governors. The Board of Governors is the decision-making body of the organization, it reports periodically to its members.

India has never hosted the Forum.

Indian organizations such as International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage and India Water Foundation are part of World Water Council.


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