water weblog; Information from APWF: Sep. 2011

Asia-Pacific Regional Target Coordinators Meeting for the 6th World Water Forum

I. Outline
Date & Time9:30 – 16:00, September 20, 2011
VenueKorea UNESCO House, Seoul, Korea
OrganizerAsia-Pacific Water Forum (APWF)
HostKorea Water Forum
ParticipantsVice-chairs of the APWF Governing Council, Chair of Regional Process Commission, International Forum Committee, AP Target Solution Group (TSG) and APWF Secretariat Total 20 participants


II. Agenda » Agenda
Co-chairs: Mdm. Erna Witoelar and Mr. Ravi Narayanan, Vice Chairs of the APWF Governing Council

III. Program
9:30-9:40Opening
9:40-10:10» Presentation on the 6th World Water Forum by Dr. Eun-kyung Park, Chairman, Regional Process Commission, International Forum Committee
10: 10-10:20» Presentation on current status of the Asia-Pacific regional process for the 6th World Water Forum by the APWF Secretariat
10:20-12:00Presentation by TSGs (4x15 min.) and Q&A with TSGs (4x5 min.)
» Ms. Ermina Sakou, ESCAP
» Dr. Kulwant Singh, UN Habitat
» Ms. YoonJin Kim,, KWF
» Mr. Toshihiro Sonoda, UNESCO
13:00-13:30» Information on possible funding for TSG activities by the APWF Secretariat
13:30-13:45» Presentation on the 6th World Water Forum’s online “Platform of Solutions” by the APWF Secretariat
13:45-14:45» Presentation on the target-specific session at the 6th World Water Forum by the APWF Secretariat
15:15-15:30» Presentation on the next step toward the 6th World Water Forum by the APWF Secretariat
15:30-16:00Summary and Closing
» Highlights


Leader's Dialogue: Ensuring Water Security in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond

Eye on Asia, 2011 World Water Week in Stockholm

Date and Time: 23 August 2011, 16.00-17.30 (Warming-up Session at 15:50)

Venue: Room T4, Stockholmsmässan

Convener: Asia-Pacific Water Forum (APWF) and Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Chair: Mr. Ravi Narayanan, CBE, Vice-Chair, APWF Governing Council and former Chief Executive of Water Aid, International Mentor of the Japan Water Forum (JWF)

Program
Welcome and IntroductionMr. Ravi Narayanan
PresentationProfessor Toshio Koike, Chair of the APWF Steering Committee on Water and Climate Change
Panel Dialogue Chair: Mr. Ravi Narayanan
Panelists:
   •Ms. Margaret Catley-Carlson, Patron of the Global Water Partnership (GWP)
   •Professor Toshio Koike, Chair of the APWF Steering Committee on Water and Climate Change(PDF, 72KB)
   •Professor Xiaoliu Yang, Executive Secretary of the Research Center for IRBM, Peking University
   •Mr. Stuart Orr, Manager, WWF International Freshwater Team, WWF International
   •Mr. Andre Dzikus, Chief, Water and Sanitation Section II, UN-Habitat Closing
 


Links:
» 1st Announcement for the 2nd Asia-Pacific Water Summit(PDF, 431KB)
» "Ministers for Water Security" Initiative in the Asia-Pacific Region (PDF, 38KB)