World Water Forum : A unique platform for the water community and decison-makers

Kick-off meeting - Dakar

Organized every three years with a host country, the World Water Forum whose 9th edition will take place from 22 to 27 March 2021 in Dakar provides a unique platform where the water community and key decision makers can collaborate and make longterm progress on global water challenges.

The World Water Council catalyzes collective action during and in between each World Water Forum – the world's largest event on water. The 9th World Water Forum brings together participants from all regions and activities, including politics, multilateral institutions, academia, civil society and the private sector, among others.

Over the years, the number of people participating in the Forum has grown from a few hundred to tens of thousands, from both the international community and host countries.

By participating in the 9th World Water Forum you will contribute to responding to  the challenges of water and sanitation of our time.

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