The Asia Pacific region, being the center of growth to lead the world economy, has been facing a variety of water issues and water security continues to be one of the vital challenges to the Asia Pacific countries as well as to the rest of the world.
In pursuit of the SDGs adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2015 and paving the way for the UN International Decade for Action – “Water for Sustainable Development”, 2018-2028, the upcoming 3rd APWS is held to set out a course toward the sustainable development of the Asia-Pacific region under the overarching theme “Water Security for Sustainable Development”.
The registration for the press has now started. Please fill in the registration form in excel and send it back to the e-mail address below. The deadline is 16:00 of 28th November, 2017 (Myanmar Standard Time).
Outline of the 3rd APWS
Theme: Water Security for Sustainable Development
Date: 11th-12th December 2017
Venue: SEDONA Hotel Yangon, Myanmar
Organizer: The Republic of the Union of Myanmar and Asia-Pacific Water Forum (APWF)
Invitees and Participants:
• Heads of states and governments
• Ministerial-level dignitaries
• High-level delegates from international organizations
• Experts in the field of water
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Application Address ： 3apwsecretariat[at]@apwf.org ※Please change [at] to @
Secretariat of the Joint Steering Committee for the 3rd APWS
Registration deadline is 16:00 of 28 November, 2017 (Myanmar standard time)