We gave a chance to the future in 2013 – The first Budapest Water Summit

The first Budapest Water Summit held between 8 and 11 October 2013 in Budapest was  attended by more than 1400 participants from 105 countries – including more than 30 Ministerial Delegations, prominent scientists and leaders of business associations – in order to discuss the role of water in the global sustainable development agenda with the participation of top officials of the UN system, including Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, as well as heads of major UN agencies and leaders of international water organizations.

Budapest Water Summit 2016 – „Water connects”

The Budapest Water Summit 2016 is organised by the Hungarian Government in cooperation with the World Water Council, under the patronage of János Áder, President of Hungary.  The mission of the Summit aims that instead of conflicts and global risks water shall be the source of cooperation, peace and development for all the countries committed to sustainable development. To this end, participants of the Budapest Water Summit 2016 will lay down their proposed solutions for the relevant international bodies by adopting the „Budapest Statement 2016”.

Overview of Sustainable Development Goals