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XVth IWRA World Water Congress
25-29 May 2015
Edinburgh, Scotland

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Main theme: "Global Water, a resource for development: Opportunities, challenges and constraints"

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XVth World Water Congress: Opening Ceremony next Monday 25 May!

IWRA President Professor Dogan Altinbilek shall kick of this year’s Congress at the Opening Plenary entitled "Global Water: a resource for development - opportunities, challenges and constraints".

The session will include distinguished speakers from Scotland and international organisations.

We invite you to attend the opening to be held on Monday 25 May at 09:15 at the EICC - Pentland Full Suite Level 3.

XVth World Water Congress Update!

OECD Water Governance Initiative 5th Meeting to be Held in Edinburgh

As leading world water community members prepare to gather in Edinburgh for May's World Water Congress, we are delightened to announce the OECD Water Governance Initiative (WGI) will hold its 5th meeting on Tuesday 26th May 2015 as a parallel event at the EICC in the Framework of the congress.  Read the full story here!
To read more about the WGI and this meting, visit the OECD page:

Congress Social Programme

Enjoy the cultural heritage of Scotland during the congress, the social programme will give you an unique opportunity for it:

Meet the 2015 laureates of the IWRA Crystal Drop and Ven Te Chow Memorial Awards

IWRA is pleased to announce the laureates of the Crystal Drop Award and the Ven Te Chow Memorial Award.

Rabi Mohtar IWRA Ven Te Chow Memorial Award Laureate 2015

2015 IWRA Ven Te Chow Memorial Award

Prof. Rabi Mohtar

Come and listen to Prof. Mohtar's special lecture at the XVth World Water Congress, Edinburgh, Scotland which shall be held at 14:45 on Thursday 28 May in room EICC- Pentland Full Suite Level 3.

Vijay P. Singh 2015 Laureate of IWRA Crystal Drop Award


2015 IWRA Crystal Drop Laureate

Prof. Vijay P. Singh


IWRA signs agreement with ANEAS for 16th World Water Congress

Breaking News at the 7th World Water Forum in Deagu, Korea!

On Friday 17 April, IWRA President Prof. Dogan Altinbilek signed a memorandum of agreement with the Director General of the National Association of Water and Sanitation Companies (ANEAS) to organise the 16th World Water Congress in Mexico in 2017.

















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