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News The 5th World Water Forum Newsletter October 2008 No:3

Foreword // Önsöz
Water and Crisis
Mr. Loïc Fauchon, President of the World Water Council warns that even
in times of financial crisis, the crisis we face with water must not be
forgotten  english more

From the Secretariat // Sekretaryadan
Governments and Water
Each level of government has its role and responsibilities with respect to
water. Find out how the Political Process is bringing all the political levels
under one roof.  english more

From the World Water Council // Dünya Su Konseyinden
Mobilizing Cities around Water: The Istanbul Urban Water Consensus
Mayors and local government leaders throughout the world are called upon
to comment on the preliminary text by 15 October 2008  english more

This Month's Focus // Ayın Gündemi
Interview with Ambassador A. Sumru Noyan, Chaiperson of the
Ministerial Process of the 5th World Water Forum

Ambassador A. Sumru Noyan talks about what's new in this Ministerial
Process, her role, how the Ministerial Process can make a lasting impact
on global water policy, and more  english more

Preparatory Process // Hazırlık Süreci
An Innovative Political Process for a Dramatically Changing Political Landscape
Policy makers face some difficult challenges with the current global crises.
The 5th World Water Forum's Political Process brings decision-makers to
the table define the impacts on water policy and move forward  english more

Thematic and Regional Forum // Tematik ve Bölgesel Forum
Thematic Process: What Comes Next?
Now that the Call for Contributions has ended, we outline what the coming
months will bring for the development of the Forum's 100 sessions  english more

Forum Components // Forum Bileşenleri
First Steps Towards a Ministerial Agenda for Water
A brief account of the first Ministerial Process PrepCom which took place
in Paris in October  english more

Upcoming Events // Etkinlikler
Events for October / November
Find an upcoming water event in your corner of the world  english events more

Follow-Up From Previous Fora // Geçen Forumun Ardından
Following-up on water actions: what came out of the 4th World Water Forum?
Find out how you can show the world what you have accomplished since
the last Forum  english - follow up more

Contact information 5th World Water Forum Secretariat / 5. Dünya Su Forumu Sekreteryası, DSİ (Devlet Su İsleri): Libadiye Caddesi No: 54, Kücükçamlica - Üsküdar, 34696 Istanbul, TURKEY / TÜRKIYE (email:
Phone: +90 216 325 49 92 , Fax: +90 216 428 09 92
News type Inbrief
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Source of information The 5th World Water Forum
Geographical coverage Turkey, International
News date 20/10/2008
Working language(s) ENGLISH , TURKISH