The World Water Council has announced that the next World Water Forum will be held in Daegu – Gyeongbuk, Republic of Korea.

The seventh forum will be held on 12-17 April 2015.

In their announcement, Benedito Braga, president of the World Water Council and his forum steering committee co-chair, Soontak Lee, state that the event will be the “Forum of implementation”.

“We will seek to replicate and scale up concrete actions towards solving today’s water challenges around the world,” say the organisers.

Over 30,000 people are expected at the world’s largest water forum and exhibition for intense debates, informative workshops and high-quality sessions. There will be delegates and stakeholders from universities, research institutions, companies and professional networks, governments and councils, IGOs and NGOs, as well as representation from outside fields such as agriculture, urban planning and energy.

Further information will be published regularly on the 7th World Water Forum website.