On the road to the 6th World Water Forum! More than 1,000 solutions published

10 February 2012

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Taking place in Marseille from 12th to 17th March 2012 in Marseille, the 6th World Water Forum is a major event in the international political and environmental agenda. Designed to be the Forum of Solutions, the 6th edition of the World Water Forum aims to generate concrete solutions to issues of access to water and sanitation, in particular through the launch of an online solutions platform.

Presently, more than 1,000 solutions coming from more than 120 countries are already online on the platform of solutions (solutionsforwater.org), showing the great mobilisation from the actors’ in water community and civil society to improve access to water and sanitation.

Boosted by the attendance of 180 countries, the Forum will be upbeat with more than 800 hours of exchanges and debates, more than 300 sessions dedicated to solutions and about a hundred of parallel conferences and 140 Grassroots & citizenship accredited projects. Over the course of the week, numerous high-level political officials and international key figures will participate in Marseille to discuss water related issues and solutions. Among key figures attending: French President Nicolas Sarkozy, José Manuel Barroso, the King Mohammed VI of Morocco and Mikhaïl Gorbatchev, representative of NGOs and institutions such as Julia Marton Lefèbvre, general director IUCN, or Catarina de Albuquerque, special protactor at the United Nations for the right to water but also leaders of companies, such as Peter Bradeck, CEO of Nestlé or Muhtar Kent, CEO of Coca-Cola.

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Water & Energy, Right to water and sanitation, Water & Health, Water, Cooperation & Peace, Water & Green Growth…

One of the themes catches your interest in particular?  Contact the Press Office of the 6th World Water Forum!

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Press Office of the 6th World Water Forum:
Aurélie Gabrieli
Tel: + 33 1 44 82 48 33
E-mail : press-worldwateforum6@publicis.com

Aurore Sun
Media Officer – 6th World Water Forum
Tél : +33 (0)4 95 09 01 45
Mob : +33 (0)6 19 80 42 67

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