Central American Topics for World Water Forum 2018

GWP Central America is part of the organising committee for the sub-regional process leading up to the 8th World Water Forum, to be held in Brasilia, March 2018. In this capacity, GWP Central America, together with GWP Caribbean, held an online consultation to identify cross-cutting themes and topics that will be discussed at the Forum next year. The results were presented at the 2nd Stakeholders Consultation Meeting in Brasilia, on April 26-27.

There were 88 responses to the online survey, held from mid-March to mid-April, from the different countries of Central America and Caribbean.

The topics selected for the cross-cutting issues are the following:

  1. For SHARING, the selected topic: Involving all - public, public, private, civil society - in bottom up and top down approaches
  2. For CAPACITY, the selected topic: Enhancing education and capacity building
  3. For GOVERNANCE, the selected topic: Effective governance: Enhanced political decisions, stakeholder participation and technical information

The topics selected for each of the six themes are:

GWP Central America´s Youth Focal Point also participated in the event and contributed to the discussions regarding the Citizens Forum. Interviews (in Spanish) can be found here (in Spanish).