9th World Water Forum Will Take Place in Dakar, Senegal

The 9th World Water Forum is taking place March 21 to 26, 2022, in Dakar, Senegal. With the theme “Water Security for Peace and Development,” the forum aims to identify, promote, and implement concrete responses and actions for water and sanitation in an integrated way.

The World Water Forum is the world’s largest event on water. The forum has been organized every three years since 1997 by the World Water Council, the founder of the event, in partnership with a host country.

This year will the the first time the forum is hosted in sub-Saharan Africa. USAID and many other donors are sponsoring the event along with the government of Senegal. It will bring together more than 1,000 diverse participants from governments, bilateral/multilateral institutions, academia, civil society, and the private sector to collaborate and make long-term progress on global water challenges

For more information, visit the World Water Forum website.