Water and Development Congress & Exhibition
4 – 7 August 2019 ■ Colombo, Sri Lanka
Conference in Numbers
2017 #DevelopmentCongress – Connect the world to Water
Water professionals vision
Themes discussed at the #DevelopmentCongress
Water for People on comprehensive service delivery
Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs, Kingdom of The Netherlands
Innovative financing mechanisms to meet SDG6 target
IWA Development Award for Water Research 2017 WINNER
Exhibition of sustainable solutions for water and sanitation
The development event for water professionals.
Water is one of the most critical issues facing the world today, with developing and emerging economies facing some of the biggest water challenges and representing some of the biggest opportunities to get our water future right.
Opening Ceremony &
2017 IWA Development Awards
With the participation of...
Minister of Interior Affairs, Public Works and Housing, Argentina
Under Secretary of Water Resources, Ministry of Interior, Argentina
Special Envoy for International Water Affairs, Kingdom of The Netherlands
President, AYSA, Argentina
Manager of the Infrastructure and Environment Department, IDB
Faris A.R. Hasan Al-Sheikh
Director of Strategic Planning & Economic Services, OFID – OPEC Fund for International Development
President, International Water Association
Executive Director, International Water Association
María Eugenia Vidal
Governor of Buenos Aires Province
Horacio Rodriguez Larreta
Head of Government (Mayor), Buenos Aires City
French Ambassador to Argentina
Inspiring change, together.
We partner with some of the water sector’s leading companies and organizations and work together for a better water future.
Our sponsors and partners benefit from a unique opportunity to connect and network with thought leaders from within and outside the water sector.