PROGRAM

8th. WORLD WATER FORUM

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AGENDA

8º FÓRUM MUNDIAL DA ÁGUA

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Nature for Water: World Water Day 2018

Thursday - 9:00 - 10:30

THEME

Sharing , Partners , Partners

ROOM

Room 33

DESCRIPTION

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Co-organizers
On behalf of UN-Water: The Convention on Biological Diversity, UN Environment,
UNESCO and the World Water Council
 
Masters of Ceremony
Lis Mullin Bernhardt UN Environment
Sarantuyaa Zandaryaa UNESCO
 
09:00 – 09:20
Traditional greeting and tribute to water
Welcome remarks
• H.E. Mr. Sarney Filho, Minister for the Environment, Brazil, TBC
• Mr. Joakim Harlin, Vice-Chair of UN-Water
• Mr. Benedito Braga, President of World Water Council
09:20 – 09:30
Announcement of the winner of the Stockholm Water Prize
• Mr. Torgny Holmgren, Executive Director of the Stockholm International
Water Institute
09:30 – 09:35
Messages from the World Youth Forum
Presentation of key messages from the World Water Development Report
• Mr. Stefan Uhlenbrook, Coordinator and Director, UN World Water
Assessment Programme of UNESCO
09:45 – 10:20
Interactive round-table discussion and Jeopardy game show
• Blanca Jimenez-Cisneros, Director, Division of Water Sciences and
Secretary, International Hydrological Programme (IHP), UNESCO
• Peter Koefoed Bjørnsen, Director, UN Environment, DHI
• James Dalton, Coordinator Global Initiatives, International Union for
Conservation of Nature Water Programme
• Xavier Leflaive, Water Team Leader, OECD
10:20 - 10:25
Announcement of other initiatives: Launch of the Groundwater Report
• Neno Kukuric, Director, IGRAC - International Groundwater Centre
10:25 - 10:30
Way forward
• H.E. Mr Mansour Faye, Minister of Hydraulics and Sanitation, Senegal, TBC
 
Contact: 
Lis Mullin Bernhardt 
United Nations Environment Programme
 
WORLD WATER DAY TURNS 25!
We would like to celebrate this with you. Please join us for an evening reception.
17:00 to 19:30 - World Water Council pavilion – EXPO area booth No E04A