- 07 Nov
- Category: News
UN-Habitat got a seat at the Board of Governors of the World Water Council at its General Assembly with the largest number of votes in the category called College 1 (International Organizations) with Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat as a board and Bert Diphoorn as an alternate. The tenure is 3 years, during which there will be the 7th World Water Forum in Daegu Gyeondbuk, Korea in 2015.
Dr. Clos delivered the speach at the session on the "Water Security Pact", which was well received by the members of the World Water Council. He stressed the issue of water and urbanization as urgent issues to be addressed by international water community in the framework of the post MDGs/SDGs.