Asia-Pacific Water Summit

2019.05.21

Asia-Pacific Water Summit

The 1st Joint Steering Committee of the 4th Asia-Pacific Water Summit

The Asia-Pacific Water Forum (“APWF”, Secretariat: Japan Water Forum) and the City of Kumamoto held the 1st Joint Steering Committee of the 4th Asia-Pacific Water Summit (“4th APWS”) on Thursday, 18 April 2019 (Chair: Kotaro Takemura, Chair of Japan Water Forum (“JWF”); Vice-Chair: Kazufumi Onishi, Mayor of Kumamoto City) aiming for  smooth operation of the 4th APWS.

In this three-hour committee meeting, staff members of JWF, which is the secretariat of APWF, and the City of Kumamoto discussed agendas including the bylaws, accounting procedures of the committee, the programme concept of the 4th APWS as well as a framework of the session topics. The committee meeting was successfully closed after confirming the schedule for preparation.

The APWF Secretariat JWF and the City of Kumamoto will hold the committee quarterly to drive forward the preparation of the 4th APWS, while sharing information among stakeholders.

 

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The 1st Joint Steering Committee

 

For Your Reference: Outline of the 4th Asia-Pacific Water Summit

Date: Monday, October 19th and Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
Venue: Kumamoto-Jo Hall (Sakuramachi, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto City, Kumamoto, Japan)
https://www.kumamoto-jo-hall.jp/en/
Organizers: City of Kumamoto, Asia-Pacific Water Forum
Intended Participants: Heads of state and government, ministerial-level dignitaries from 49 countries in the Asia-Pacific region, as well as high-level representatives from international organizations, development finance institutions, NGOs, private and academic sectors, etc.
Overarching Theme: Water for Sustainable Development -Best Practices and Connecting to the Next Generation-

(Reported by Natsuko Uemura, Manager)

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