Asia-Pacific Water Ministerial Meeting at the 4th World Water Forum

Date: 2006-3-30

Asia-Pacific Regional Document of the 4th World Water Forum

Part1 Asia-Pacific Regional Synthesis(PDF:545KB)
Part2 Sub-regional Position Papers (PDF:1004KB)

Asia-Pacific Water Ministerial Meeting

Welcome remarks (PDF:44KB)
Mr. Ryutaro Hashimoto, Former Prime Minister of Japan / President of Japan Water Forum

Mr. Geert van der Linden, Vice President, Asian Development Bank
Mr. Kim Hak-Su, United Nations Under Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of UNESCAP(PDF:14KB)
– Ms.Margaret Catley-Carlson, Chair of the Global Water Partnership

Supporting messages from the floor (partners and participants)

Adoption of the “Joint Message”


Asia-Pacific Day

March 21, 2006, 4th World Water Forum, Mexico

Message from the Organizer
– Mr. Cristobal Jaime, Director-General of the CONAGUA

Welcome Remarks
– Mr. Ryutaro Hashimoto, Former Prime Minister of Japan / President of Japan Water Forum
Dr. Kim Hak Su, Executive Secretary, UNESCAP(PDF:17KB)
Dr. Geert van der Linden, Vice-President, Asian Development Bank

Presentations on the “Asia-Pacific Water Forum Initiative”
Mr. Datuk IR. HJ. Keizrul Bin Abdullah, GWPSEA (PDF:696KB)

Keynote Presentation from four sub-regions
– H.E. Mr. Wang Shucheng, Minister of Water Resources, People’s Republic of China
– H.E. Mr. Hafiz Uddin Ahmed, Minister of Water Resources, Bangladesh
– H.E. Mr. Nazirov Abdukhohir, Minister of Land Reclamation and Water Resources, Tajikistan
H.E. Mr. Fritz Koshiba, Minister of Resources and Development, Palau(PDF:68KB)

Supporting Message from the World Water Council
– Mr. Arthur Askew, Acting Chairman of the Commission on Legal and Financing Affairs, World Water Council


SESSION REPORT – IWRM as a Basis for Social and Economic Development in Central Asia (PDF:76KB)