2019/11/12 04:38

The 2016 World Water Week will address sustainable growth through the lens of inclusiveness, equity and shared benefits.

EVENT

Opening Plenary Session

The 2016 World Water Week will address sustainable growth through the lens of inclusiveness, equity and shared benefits. It is our intention that the Opening Plenary will inspire delegates to reflect over sustainable growth concepts and practice.

 

Speakers will deliberate upon the importance of water for sustainable growth; what it implies and demands from the global community. Speakers will also consider the role of water for achieving coherent implementation of Agenda 2030 and the Paris agreement.

 

Ms. Margot Wallström
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Sweden

Mr. Angel Gurría
Secretary-General, OECD

Ms. Charlotte Petri-Gornitzka
Director General, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)

Dr. Nkosozana Dlamini-Zuma  (tbc)
Chair, African Union

Ms. Charafat Afailal
Minister Delegate to the Minister of Energy, Mining, Water and the Environment, for Water, Morocco

Ms. Naina Lal Kidwai
Chair, FICCI Water Mission and Chair, India Sanitation Coalition

H.E. Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson
President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, Vatican

Ms. Charlotte Petri-Gornitzka
Director General, Swedish International Development Agency

Prof. Kevin Chika Urama
Senior Advisor to the President of the African Development Bank

Ms. Karin Wanngård
Mayor of Stockholm

Ms. Claire Reid
Chief Impact Officer and Founder of Reel Gardening and Winner of Stockholm Junior Water Prize 2003

 

http://www.worldwaterweek.org/programme/#plenary

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