Financing water infrastructure will be both essential and urgent for countries to adapt to climate challenges and implement national commitments embodied in the NDCs.

In 2017, the World Water Council started a project that aims at identifying the most appropriate financial mechanisms that could better support the development of the sanitation sector throughout the world.

The World Water Council released the publication titled, ‘Start with Water: Putting Water on Local Action Agendas to Support Global Change.’ It aims to help Local and Regional Authorities preserve water security and sanitation in cities, given future competing challenges.

“Ten Actions for Financing Infrastructure” identifies a set of actions to help bridge the financing gap for water infrastructure. The report highlights the innovative operational and practical functions that can contribute to lowering the barriers that remain despite an apparent abundance of capital.

This report presents the research conducted over the last four years, a new theoretical approach, a revised analytical framework and recommendations for policy makers to begin the process of implementing Water and Green Growth strategies.

This report is the first major output of a project on Water and Green Growth, led by the Government of the Republic of Korea and the World Water Council (WWC). It is the result of over 12 months of research and analysis by an international group of experts.

This report initiated and authored by the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Ms.

From climate change adaptation to the energy and food crunch, from the MDGs to the Right to Water, this illustrated report pinpoints the key issues that were discussed in Istanbul and the different perspectives in addressing those questions. It aims to improve everyone