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Past events related to water

 

The OECD maintains an active programme of water-related events. A list of past events from 2016 to 2003 can be found below:

2016  
28 Aug - 2 Sept
2016 Stockholm World Water Week "Water for Sustainable Growth

2015  
December COP21 side event: Defining water resilient actions to climate change, Paris-Le Bourget
September "Let's talk about water" panel and film event on Water Policy in the Age of Big Data. Putting the information revolution to work for water, opening Remarks by Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General, OECD Paris
August OECD at World World Water Week, Stockholm, including a workshop on managing water resources for green growth and equity (Programme Session 1session 2 and session 3)
April 7th World Water Forum, Korea. The OECD Secretary-General, Mr Angel Gurría, chaired several high-level panels and the OECD actively participated through a series of events, the launch of four reports and by taking part in a number of workshops and seminars throughout the forum
2014  
November OECD Global Forum on Environment: New Perspectives on the Water-Energy-Food-Nexus, OECD Paris
September OECD at World Water Week, Stokcholm
August Joint OECD, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG) Seminar on Water Risks and Stewardship, India. Summary and Proceedings of the seminar
June OECD participation in the Singapore International Water Week and the World Cities Summit. Promotion of the OECD-GWP Global Dialogue on Water Security and Sustainable Growth and the project on Managing Water for Future Cities
2013  
October International Conference on Water, Tel Aviv

September

OECD participation in the 2013 World Water Week, Stockholm. The OECD's Secretary-General as well as OECD staff participated in a number of seminars and events. Two new OECD Water reports were launched Water Security for Better Lives and Water and Climate Change Adaptation: Policies to Navigate Uncharted Waters

2012

 

August 

OECD participation at the 2012 World Water Week, Stockholm

June

OECD at Rio+20 Conference

March

OECD at the 6th World Water Forum, Marseille

2011

 

December

OECD at the UN Climate Change Conference in Durban (COP17), Durban 

October

Global Forum on Environment: Making Water Reform Happen, OECD Paris
October Global Forum on Environment on the OECD Environmental Outlook to 2050, OECD Paris

September

7th "Environment for Europe" Ministerial Conference organised by the UN Economic Commission for Europe

August

2011 World Water Week 2011: Responding to Global Changes - Water in an Urbanising World, Stockholm

2010

 

December

OECD at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP16), Cancun

September

2010 World Water Week in Stockholm: The Water Quality Challenge

May

OECD Workshop on Improving the information base to better guide water resource management decision making, Zaragoza

March

OECD Expert Meeting on Water Economics and Financing, Paris

March

As a contribution to World Water Day, celebrated each year on 22 March, the OECD released three new publications on water: Pricing Water Resources and Water and Sanitation ServicesSustainable Management of Water Resources in Agriculture; and Innovative Financing Mechanisms for the Water Sector. The OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría made a special address on the occasion of the release of these reports on 16 March during the OECD Expert Meeting on Water Economics and Financing (15-17 March), OECD Paris

February

OECD Agriculture Ministerial Meeting, OECD Paris

January

Regional Meeting on Private Sector Participation in water and sanitation in EECCA – Recent Experience and the Way Forward

2009

 

November

Joint Meeting of the EU Water Initiative's EECCA Working Group and the OECD EAP Task Force’s Group of Senior Officials for Water Sector Reform in EECCA, Bucharest

June

OECD Expert Meeting on Financing Water Management, Paris

March

2009 World Water Forum, Istanbul

2008

 

December 

OECD Global Forum: Financing and Pricing Water: the roles of government policies, the private sector and civil society, Paris

September 

IMTA-OECD Expert Meeting for a beneficial private sector participation in the water and sanitation sector, lessons learnt from Latin American country experiences, Mexico

March

ADB-OECD Expert Meeting for a beneficial private sector participation in the water and sanitation sector, lessons learnt from Asian country experiences, Manila

2007

 

November

OECD Expert Meeting on Sustainable Financing for Affordable Water Services: From Theory to Practice, Paris

November 

NEPAD-OECD Roundtable on Strengthening Investment Climate Assessment and Reform in NEPAD Countries, Lusaka

2006

 

November 

OECD Global Forum: Public-Private Partnerships in Water Supply and Sanitation – Recent Trends and New OpportunitiesParis

2003  
December 
OECD Global Forum: Financing Water and Environmental Infrastructure for AllParis

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