The 4th World Water Forum came to an end on Wednesday, 22 March 2006, World Water Day, in Mexico City, after seven days of debates and exchanges. Close to 20,000 people from throughout the world participated in 206 working sessions where a total of 1600 local actions were presented.
Participants included official representatives and delegates from 140 countries out of which 120 mayors and 150 legislators, 1395 journalists experts, NGOs, companies, civil society representatives were involved. The Ministerial Conference brought together 78 Ministers.
The Forum represents a unique opportunity to foster the world’s attention on water related issues. During an entire week, participants take the advantage of it to launch new initiatives and organize special events.
The World Water Forum is the largest multi-stakeholder process of the water community. It involves directly several thousands of stakeholders representing a great variety of situations, cultures, perspectives, responsibilities. A synthesis process of the Forum has been developed and implemented in three phases:
- Phase 1: Sessions outcomes
- Phase 2: Voices of the Forum
- Phase 3: Synthesis and Final Report of the Forum
Evaluation of the 4th World Water Forum
As the co-organizer of the World Water Forum, it is important for us to be able to draw lessons from each experience and pay proper attention to the participants' views. In this perspective, we invite you to fill in the evaluation questionnaire that we have prepared. Please click here to open it.