18 Jun 2012, 15:30:00-18:00:00


  1. Secure water supply by protecting biodiversity, ecosystems and water sources.
  2. Implement the right to water.
  3. Adopt more ambitious global policies asserting the importance of integrated water, sanitation, energy and land use planning, development, conservation and management at all scales, taking into account specific gender and cultural needs and with the full and effective participation of civil society.

Lucia Newman (UK), Al Jazeerah
Mr. Albert Butare (Rwanda)
CEO, Africa Energy Services Group
Ms. Ania Grobicki (Sweden)
Executive-Secretary, Global Water Partnership (GWP)
Dr. Benedito Braga (Brazil)
President, International Water Resources Association (IWRA)
Vice-President, World Water Council (WWC)
Mr. Dyborn Chibonga (Malawi)
CEO, National Smallholder Farmers
Association of Malawi (NASFAM)
Mr. Jeff Seabright (United States of America)
Vice-President, Environment and Water Resources
Coca-Cola Co.
Dr. Loic Fauchon (France)
President, World Water Council Board of Governors
Dr. Muhammed Yunus (Bangladesh)
Founder, Grameen Bank
Ms. Myrna Cunningham Kaim (Nicaragua)
Director, Permanent Forum of the United Nations
of Indigenous People (2011-2013)
Dr. Santa Sheela Nair (India)
Former Secretary, Department of Fresh Water
Ministry of Rural Development, India
Mr. David Boys (Canada)
Utilities Officer, Public Services International

Facilitators of the online discussion
Mr. Francisco Barbosa (Brazil)
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Annette Huber-Lee (Sweden)
Stockholm Environment Institute
Ms. Blanca Jimenez Cisneiros (Mexico)
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico - UNAM
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