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News World Water Council Elects New Board

The World Water Council has announced that its members have elected a new Board of Governors. The Board will oversee and guide the Council's work for the coming three years. The elections took place during the triennial General Assembly for which more than 280 members had gathered in Marseille, France. Through majority rule voting, the members elected the 36 Governors from 74 candidatures and appointed Loic Fauchon to continue to serve as President of the World Water Council. Fourteen new Governors took seat in the board, including from 3 United Nations agencies.

The multi-stakeholder board includes members from 12 countries and 10 international or regional organizations who represent the five Council colleges: Intergovernmental Organizations, Governments and Governmental Authorities, Enterprises and Facilities, Civil Society and Water Users Associations and Professional Associations and Academics.

Contact information World Water Council, Loïc FAUCHON, Société des Eaux de Marseille, France
News type Inbrief
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Source of information World Water Council
Geographical coverage France
News date 21/10/2009
Working language(s) ENGLISH , FRENCH