About us

About Japan Water Forum(JWF)

Japan Water Forum (JWF) serves as a contact point for exchange and cooperation among water stakeholders in Japan and abroad, such as UN agencies, international organizations, development banks, governments, private companies, researchers, and NGOs. Based on this network, JWF promotes an understanding of the fundamental impact of water on everyone's lives, leading to decisive action to address the water issues on the planet for a world where everyone enjoys the lasting benefits and values of safe water. With 3rd World Water Forum (Lake Biwa and Yodo River Basin, Japan) held in 2003, JWF is founded an organization in the following year. Prospectus71KB

Vision

The Japan Water Forum's vision is of a world where everyone enjoys the lasting benefits and values of safe water

Mission

The Japan Water Forum, through its energy and commitment, promotes an understanding of the fundamental impact of water on everyone's lives, leading to decisive action to address the water issues on the planet.

JWF Network

JWF Network

History

World Water Forum JWF's History JWF's Major Activities
2003 3rd in Japan (Lake Biwa and Yodo River Basin) Started to participate in the planning of Mission Uchimizu
2004

Japan Water Forum established

NoWNET established

2005 Japan Water Forum Fund started
2006 4th in Mexico

Asia-Pacific Water Forum established

Flood Fighting Drill Tour started
2007

1st Asia-Pacific Water Summit (Oita, Beppu, Japan) 「Message from Beppu」

Darvish Yu Water Fund started Joint Project with JWF Members started
2008 Started to participate in planning of Singapore International Water Week
2009 5th in Turkey

Team Water Japan/Water Security Council of Japan established

2010 Beneficiarities of JWE Fund exceed 100,000 people
2011 Assist for the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami with JWF Project
2012 6th in France
2013

2nd Asia-Pacific Water Summit (Chiang Mai, Thailand) 「Chiang Mai Declaration」

"Toilet Changes the World" Project
2015 7th in Korea