Regional Launching Events
The global launch of the WWDR 2017 was held in Durban, South-Africa, on the 22nd of March, as part of the annual World Water Day celebrations. WWAP also organized or co-organized a several other launches across the world on that day and over the days that followed.
This year, in almost 30 countries, regional events on the WWDR 2017 have taken or will take place. Events were organized in:
Argentina (Buenos Aires), Belgium (Brussels), Belize (Belize), Botswana (Mahalapye), Brazil (Brasilia), Chile (Santiago de Chile), Costa Rica (San Jose), Ecuador (Quito), Egypt (Alexandrina), Ethiopia (Addis Ababa), France (Paris), Germany (Bonn), India (TBC), Indonesia (Jakarta), Italy (Perugia, Rome, Venice), Jordan (Amman), Kazakhstan (Almaty), Kenya (Nairobi), Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar), Morocco (Rabat), Nigeria (Abuja), Norway (Oslo), Scotland, United Kingdom (Dundee), Sweden (Stockholm), Thailand (Bangkok), Uganda (Kampala), United States of America (New York), Uruguay (Montevideo), Uzbekistan (Tashkent).
WWAP would like to express its gratitude to all UNESCO field offices, national and/or UN partners, and various local organizations who contributed greatly to the dissemination of the findings of the Report through their efforts.