2018-11-30 – 2018-12-01
The General Assembly is the opportunity for all members of the World Water Council to influence the strategic orientation of the organization by voting on policies and programs. It is also the occasion for members to elect the representatives of the Board of Governors for a term of three years, approve the triennial budget, and adopt the work program and By-Laws.
A total of 35 Governors representing 5 colleges of members are elected during the General Assembly. During the 8th General Assembly, the members of the World Water Council will:
- Adopt the work program of the Council for the next mandate as well as the general policies and strategies for this period
- Approve the auditor’s report, the annual financial statements, the accounts of the Council and the estimates of income and expenditure
- Adopt any amendments to the By-Laws of the Council
- All member organizations of the Council are entitled to present a candidate to the Board of Governors. Each college is allocated between four and nine seats on the Board, the number being calculated on the basis of the number of active member organizations within that college. Contact the WWC Secretariat for more information
The World Water Council (WWC), established under French law as an international notfor-profit organization, is independent, impartial and not tied to any special interests, working in close cooperation with member organizations, governments, and major international organizations, both public and private. It is headquartered in Marseille, France. The World Water Council represents thousands of people from over 300 organizations in more than 50 countries.
Together they form a unique network involving different sectors, regions, disciplines and professional fields with wide-ranging expertise and interests. Through collaborative efforts, members commit to advancing the water agenda. Their skills, experience and involvement help solve the complex water-related challenges found all over the world. Members help build the Council’s strategy and shape its programs by taking an active part in its various working bodies. The Council is guided by an elected Board of Governors, representing a balanced set of stakeholders from every horizon, which oversees its mission, values and activities.
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