PGWI’s 7th Annual Conference

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Behrakis Hall Drexel University Creese Student Center 32nd and Chestnut Streets Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

The seventh annual conference of the Philadelphia Global Water Initiative will be held at Drexel University on April 10, 2014. The conference title is “Urban Water Solutions in the Developing World — Sustainable services and just policies for the poor“. International keynote speakers include Kusum Athukorala, Women for Water Partnership [Sri Lanka], and Janine Cooper, Representative to the African Union, Economic Commission for Africa. Panelists will include representatives from the World Bank, the US Agency for International Development [USAID], and the US Environmental Protection Agency [USEPA].

The Conference will provide insights to technical, financial, and institutional issues in providing water and sanitation services to a rapidly-urbanizing world. Special attention will be given to the United Nation’s efforts of developing global post-2015 goals, especially for the poor in urban and peri-urban areas. A reception at the Fairmont Water Works Interpretive Center will follow the Conference.

This organization is a collaboration of interested organizations and individuals committed to increase global access to safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene services, engaging the resources and expertise of the Philadelphia region and beyond.

Co-branded with PGWI, UNA-GP and Global Philadelphia


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