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2018 IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition

About the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition

Every two years, the Association gathers water professionals at the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition. This year’s edition counts with the attendance of more than 6000 participants, delegates and exhibitors to meet, network and present innovation, research and technology and close the gap between science and practice. The 2018 IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition is taking place in Tokyo, Japan. #WorldWaterCongress

Panel discussion on Regulation, People and Institution Building in lower and middle income countries

What are the key challenges of expanding water and sanitation from major urban centres into secondary towns and beyond, and ensure their conservation and longevity?

Panelists at the World Water Congress & Exhibition highlight the role of regulation and institution building to achieve SDG 6 in the socioeconomic context of lower and middle income countries, as well as the importance of attracting people into the sector.

From left to right, Eleanor Allen, CEO, Water for People, USA (Moderator), Roshan Shrestha, Senior Program Officer/Lead, Urban Sanitation Market, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA, Rafaela Matos, Research Coordinator, LNEC, Portugal, Marcus Rink, Chief Inspector for England and Wales,DWI, UK, and Rosie Wheen, Chief Executive, WaterAid, Australia.

Watch keynote speaker Silver Mugisha: