The objective is to raise the priority of tackling water security issues highlighted in the development agenda in the Asia-Pacific region in order to improve people's livelihoods and the environment.
We work collaboratively with a wide variety of water-related organizations in the region to build capacity and enhance cooperation, while boosting investment at the regional level and beyond.
The Japan Water Forum has maintained a role as the Secretariat of the APWF ever since its launch.
On 16th August 2017, the Second Joint Steering Committee Meeting for the 3rd APWS was held in Yangon, Myanmar. The members discussed the following 6 Agenda Items: Overarching theme of the 3rd APWS Parallel Thematic sessions Logistics Sponsorship Invitees for the summit Other matters, including public communication
APWF has been nominated as a regional coordinator of Asia-Pacific in collaboration with its partner organizations for the regional process of the 8th World Water Forum.
On 31st July, the 21st Governing Council Meeting of the APWF was held at the Singapore PUB WaterHub, organized as part of the Asia-Pacific Regional Process Consultation Meeting for the 8th World Water Forum. 28 representatives from the APWF Partner Organizations, with additional 5 members through remote connection, participated in the meeting.