Preparatory meeting of the Parliamentary Process of the 6th World Water Forum

10 June 2011 - Strasbourg, France

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On 10 June 2011, more than 150 parliamentarians gathered at the Council of Europe, Strasbourg, France, to prepare the 6th World Water Forum, which will be held in Marseille in March 2012.

The Parliamentary Process at the World Water Forum was created in order to give a greater voice to parliamentarians in the global debate on water, and to prepare contributions on a series of key issues such as :

  • transboundary waters
  • adaptation to global changes
  • the right to water
  • the creation of a “Water Legislation Helpdesk” for the development of appropriate legal frameworks on water was discussed.

Preparatory meeting of the Parliamentary Process of the 6th World Water Forum - Strasbourg - 10 June 2011

Preparatory meeting of the Parliamentary Process of the 6th World Water Forum – Strasbourg – 10 June 2011

An overview of achievements since the 5th Forum enabled consideration of new measures and preparation of proposals to be submitted to the 6th World Water Forum.

The World Water Forum aims to draw attention to the crucial importance of water for society and to propose concrete solutions to global challenges.

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