The Policy & Practice of Climate Change & Water

3rd International Conference on Water & Climate

Following the success of the 2nd International Conference on Water and Climate, the World Water Council, with the support of the CoP22 Chair as represented by the State Secretariat for Water of the Kingdom of Morocco, and with the collaboration of other international partners, is pleased to announce the organization of the third edition of the event on 2-3 October in Marseille, France.

The central objective of the meeting is to mobilize and encourage a range of political, institutional, technical, and scientific stakeholders to work together so that water remains an important element of climate discussions within the UNFCCC’s 24th Conference of the Parties in December of 2018.
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2nd International Conference on Water and Climate: Fostering Dialogue on the Road to COP23

Following the success of the first International Conference on Water and Climate, held in Rabat in July 2016, the World Water Council, with the support of the CoP22 Presidency as represented by the Delegate Ministry for Water of the Kingdom of Morocco, and with the collaboration of other international partners, would like to renew this experience. However, in order to be in line with the overall guidelines provided for multi-stakeholder engagement within the UNFCCC CoP23 process, this edition would be more focused in terms of numbers and types of attendees and also in terms of themes that would be evoked.

As for the past edition, the principle objective of the meeting is to mobilize and encourage a range of political, institutional, technical, and scientific stakeholders to work together so that water remains an important element of climate discussions within CoP23 in November of 2017.
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Side Event at Bonn Climate Change Conference on Implementation of NDCs

Global Water Partnership, International Water Association and World Water Council, three members of the #ClimateIsWater Initiative are convening a side event at the Bonn Climate Change Conference on 18 May. The event, entitled "Implementation of NDCs – climate finance for water-related adaptation and mitigation action," will be livestreamed on UNFCCC's Climate Change Studio channel.
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