16th Governing Council Meeting of the APWF

Date: 2014-12-10

1. Outline

Date 19 November 2014, 9:00~16:00
Venue Samjung Hotel, Seoul Korea

Asia-Pacific Water Forum(APWF)

(Host) Korea Water Forum (KWF)


Chair and Vice-chair of the APWF Governing Council,

Representatives from the APWF lead organizations, sub-regional coordinators, members, the youth group and other regional agencies and civil society organizations (44 people)

2. Agenda


1. Greeting:

· Mr. Ravi Narayanan, Chair, APWF Governing Council· Dr. Jungmoo Lee
(President of Korea Water Forum)

· Dr. Dae-su Eo, Regional Process Commission of the 7th World Water Forum

2. Remarks & Presentation on the 7th World Water Forum

· Progress report of overall 7th World Water Forum:

The National Committee of the 7th World Water Forum

· Daegu, Logistical Overview: Daegu Convention Bureau

· Updates on the overall Regional Process: K-Water Institute

9:45-10:00 Break

3. Presentation and Discussion on the Regional Thematic Sessions and Sub-Regional Sessions

· Session Group1: Water and Cities : UNESCO

· Session Group2: Green Growth : K-Water, ESCAP

· Session Group3: Water and Food : FAO

· Session Group4: Water related Disasters : ICHARM

· Session Group5: Integrated Water Resource Management : NARBO

· Session Group6: Rural Water and Sanitation : ADB

12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:00 · Session Group7: Central Asia : GWP CACENA
· Session Group8: Northeast Asia : KWF
· Session Group9: Final Asia-Pacific Session : APWF Secretariat
14:00-14:15 Break

4. New Proposal for Asia-Pacific Regional Session

· A proposal by The Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat

· A proposal by Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and


5. The Asia-Pacific Regional Process

· Future schedule and relevant announcements: APWF Secretariat


6. Progress updates on the ADB’s initiative

· Progress updates on the ADB’s initiative including the Asian Water
Development Outlook, Asian Water Information System, and Asia 2050

15:15-15:30 7. The 3rd Asia-Pacific Water Summit : APWF Secretariat:

8. Other matters

· Progress Report of the Science and Technology Process: KWF

· Call for Partnership to strengthen the Asia-Pacific Citizen’s Forum : KWF
9. Closing

» Highlights

* Official Web site of the 7th World Warter Forum http://eng.worldwaterforum7.org/main/