Regional Launching Events

The official launch of the WWDR 2016 was held in Geneva, Switzerland, on the 22nd March, in the framework of the celebrations of the World Water Day. On the same day but also shortly following, WWAP has organized and co-organized a significant amount of launches across the world.

This year, in over 30 countries, regional events on the WWDR 2016 and WWD took place. Events were organized in: 

Argentina (Buenos Aires), Austria (Vienna), Belgium (Brussels), Botswana (Gaborone), Brazil (Brasilia), Cape Verde (Praia), China (Beijing), Dominican Republic (Santo Domingo), Egypt (Alexandria), Ethiopia (Addis Abeba / Bahir Dar), Finland (Helsinki), France (Paris), Germany (Munich), Ghana (Accra), Italy (Perugia, Florence, Turin, Venice), India (New Delhi), Indonesia (Jakarta), Jordan (Amman), Kazakhstan (Almaty), Kenya (Nairobi), Kyrgyzstan (Bishkek), Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar), Mozambique (Maputo), Nigeria (Kaduna), South-Sudan (Juba), Swaziland (Mbabane), Thailand (Bangkok), Tajikistan (Dushanbe), The Netherlands (Delft), Uruguay (Montevideo), Uzbekistan (Tashkent), and The United States of America (New York).

We would like to express our gratitude to all UNESCO field offices, national and/or UN partners, and even local organizations who have contributed greatly to the dissemination of the findings of the Report through their efforts. 

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