17 May 2016


Global Alliances for Water and Climate & Partners meeting

Mai 31, 2017, Cancun


November 9, 2016, Marrakech

Presentation of the Megacities Alliance for Water and Climate

Megacities, Water and Climate Change, seminar

October 5, 2016, Wednesday, 2:00 – 5:00 PM

Narra-Yakal Function Room, Dusit Thani Hotel, Manila

Download the program here

Book Launch

During the Water, Megacities and Global Change International Conference, a series of  megacities’ portraits has been presented. Some other portraits have been added to the list recently, and as expected, they have been published in a book edited by UNESCO-IHP and ARCEAU IdF.

All documents are available in electronic versions both on the Editors’ websites and on a USB key inserted in the printed books.

The launching of the book will take place on Tuesday October 18 during Habitat III in Quito, at the room Urban Library – Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana “Benjamin Carrion”- from 10:00 am to 10:45 am.

Sans titre

Working Session on the Water and Climate Agenda

Date/Time: Wednesday,  August 31, 2016 10:00-12:00

Location: Stockholm City Conference Center Norra Latin Building, Room 351

AGENDA (2hours)


Welcoming Speeches by the two Presidencies (Morocco, France)

Mrs. Zainab Filali, Chief of service of water planning at the direction of research and planning of water at the delegate ministry in charge of water

Mrs. Véronique Massenet, Deputy Director for Climate Change and Sustainable Development (French Ministry of Environment, Energy and the Sea, COP21/CMP11 Negotiation team)


Presentation (10min each) by the three initiatives of the results achieved since COP 21, their emerging roadmaps and needs (Paris Pact, BAFWC, Megacities Alliance)


Paris Pact:
Mr. Eric Tardieu, Deputy Managing Director, International Office for Water, (OIEau)

Mrs. Cate Lamb, Head of CDP Water, (CDP)

Megacities Alliance:
Mr. Jean-Didier Berthault, Vice-President, (SIAAP)




Open discussion: potential contribution to these dynamics, potential updates from other initiatives (Declaration of the Youth?), potential new initiatives


Segment on Africa


Discussion: COP22 and beyond – Roadmap and milestone

-Coordination of the initiatives -Governance


Closing speech