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 January 18th, APWF organized the 20th Governing Council Meeting with support from Singapore PUB. The meeting was attended by the total of 23 members from 17 organizations. As the result of the discussions, a consensus was reached regarding the host country for the 3rd APWS and the Regional Process for the 8th World Water Forum
The Asia-Pacific Region Final Session was held at the 7th world water forum. The results of divided groups sessions were further discussed at the final session, the regional water actors and stakeholders presented their strong will to collaborate positively in a stepwise approach toward solving the regional water issues.
The 2nd Asia-Pacific Water Summit was held in Chiang Mai, Thailand on 19-20 May, 2013, under the theme "Water Security and Water-related Disaster Challenges: Leadership and Commitment."