Budapest Water Summit 2019


Building on the success of the events held in 2013 and 2016, Hungary hosts the third Budapest Water Summit in 2019. Under the patronage of H.E. Mr János Áder, President of Hungary, the event will take place 15-17 October 2019 in Budapest.

The latest programme is available here.

International Secretariat for Water (ISW) at the Budapest Water Summit

17 October | 11:30 – 13:00 | Budapest Water Summit Expo

The potential role of youth in solving water crises

Moderator: Monika Weber-Fahr, Executive Secretary and CEO, Global Water Partnership

17 October | 13:00 – 14:30 | Tisza Room

The urgent need for effective inter-generational dialogues 

The International Secretariat for Water (ISW) and the Global Water Partnership – Central and Eastern Europe (GWP-CEE) will be co-convening an side-event Thursday, October 17th  on the “Urgent need for effective inter-generational dialogue.

During the day in Balaton room will run different activities for children of all ages. The interactive session will focus on the urgent need to make effective space for youth engagement in policy and decision-making processes in the water sector. During this event young leaders and supporting organisations will discuss the challenges and strategies to support this engagement. They will exchange experiences, best practices and knowledge on how the youth is already shaping the water sector but will also explore answers on how to unlock the access to a larger space for youth to influence decisions and identify strategies to overcome the challenges.

Detailed agenda of the session.

For further details and information consult the official Facebook page.