Launch of the 4th edition of the UN World Water Development Report 'Managing Water under Uncertainty and Risk'

3:00- 4:30 pm


12 March 2012


Parc Chanot - Palais des Evenements, Palais des Congrès et des Expositions de Marseille


6th World Water Forum, Marseille, France


The United Nations World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP), a flagship programme of UN-Water hosted by UNESCO, is very proud to announce that the 4th edition of the triennal World Water Development Report (WWDR4) was launched between 3.00pm -4.30pm 12 March 2012, on the first day of the 6th World Water Forum.

The Report has been launched by Irina Bokova, UNESCO Director General, and Michel Jarraud, UN-Water Chair and Secretary General of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The ceremony included speeches from other high level speakers, and the WWAP Coordinator, Olcay Ünver, made a presentation on the findings of this key UN Report. 

View the launch of the 4th edition of the UN World Water Development Report, ‘Managing Water under Uncertainty and Risk’.

The 6th World Water Forum is held in the Parc Chanot - Palais des Congrès et des Expositions de Marseille. Located in the 8th District, in the centre of Marseille, a few minutes from the beaches and the Old Port, the Parc Chanot covers 170 000 sqm and comprises a convention centre and an exhibition centre. Click here to have more information on dates and venue

Launch of the 4th World Water Development Report, March 2012 - Marseille, France. 

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