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  World Water Forum Bulletin - 4TH WORLD WATER FORUM HIGHLIGHTS - SUNDAY, 19 MARCH 2006
She reiterated that without clean water, health and development targets will not be achieved, stressed the need to address urban water issues, and announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the African Development Bank for the release of approximately US$ 550 million for meeting the MDG water target in Africa.
She expressed her support for the 4th Forum’s focus on local actions, saying that water and sanitation conflicts have to be resolved at the local level.
She also noted that the water supply and sanitation crisis has to be viewed as a crisis of governance, and urged: sound policies and political will; national and international leadership for change; and country-level poverty reduction strategies to reflect the MDG targets on water, sanitation and human settlements.
www.iisd.ca /ymb/worldwater4/html/ymbvol82num12e.html   (4894 words)

  4th World - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term 4th World was coined by Manuel Castells to refer to fl holes of social exclusion.
4th World is deliberately opposed to 1st World, 2nd World and 3rd World, all of which imply a certain degree of connectivity.
Because of their disconnection from the rest of the world these places are powerless, and thus unable to change.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/4th_World   (156 words)

 Afghan Hound Database - Afghan World Congress 2000 -From The Chairman
World Congress for Afghan Hounds was held in the Panthers Pavilion.
World Congress was officially opened by the MC for the two days (the Congress Chairman, Paul Britza) and delegates from all countries were welcomed individually.
World Congress was opened by the MC (the Congress Chairman, Paul Britza).
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/s_tillotson/oz200001.htm   (1820 words)

 4th World Water Forum, Mexico City, March 22, 2006
ESPAÑOL The 4th World Water Forum concluded deliberations in Mexico City on Wednesday, with several ministerial roundtables on areas related to water management and a closing plenary session.
Participants heard a presentation by Daniel Zimmer of the World Water Council on problems related to monitoring.
Loïc Fauchon, World Water Council President, announced that the 5th World Water Forum will be held in Istanbul, Turkey, in 2009.
www.iisd.ca /ymb/worldwater4   (1457 words)

 México 2006 : 4th World Water Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The 4th World Water Forum took place from 16th to 22nd of March, 2006 in Mexico City.
Close to 20,000 people from throughout the world participated in 206 working sessions where a total of 1600 local actions were presented.
The media was represented by more than 1,600 journalists from throughout the world (see table of data) covering the different subjects and parts of the 4th World Water Forum (see clipping and analysis).
www.worldwaterforum.org /home/press.asp?lan=   (167 words)

 ENVIRONMENT: Mexico to Host 4th World Water Forum
According to the non-governmental World Water Council, the organiser of the Forums, both the lack of clean water and the lack of sewerage services -- which affects 2.4 billion people worldwide -- contribute to the spread of diseases that each year kill more than five million people, two million who are under five years old.
The theme of the 4th World Water Forum in Mexico will be ”local action for the global challenge” and its purpose is to share experiences involving water distribution projects and ensuring future supplies.
Representing just 15 percent of the world's land mass and 8.4 percent of the global population, Latin America and the Caribbean receive 29 percent of the Earth's rainfall and hold a third of all renewable water resources.
www.ipsnews.net /africa/interna.asp?idnews=22984   (997 words)

 Narco News Publishes Subcomandante Marcos on The Fourth World War
If you consult a map of the world you can see that there were changes at the end of all of the world wars, not only in the conquest of territories, but in the forms of organization.
Such was the case with Nazism in the second World War, and, in the Third, with all that had been known as the USSR and the socialist camp as an option to the capitalist world.
The actors in this world war were: one, the two superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union and their respective satellites; two, the majority of the European countries; three, Latin America, Africa, parts of Asia and Oceana.
www.narconews.com /zmarcosfourthworldwar.html   (5958 words)

 4th World Mayors' Summit
The Fourth World Mayors’ Summit, which we will host on April 12-15, 2007, will largely dwell upon multicultural understanding, the role of cities and local governments in developing peace and cooperation between cities.
Intercultural dialogue has become one of the most prominent solutions for living together in peace and harmony in a world where diversity is conceived as an asset.
The path to global peace is built on strengthening local and regional cooperation, which plays a vital role in the development of democracy, the economy and culture.
www.mayorssummitistanbul.org   (332 words)

 4th World Jamboree, Gödöllö, Hungary, 1933. Home Page
The 4th World Jamboree was hel at Gödöllö, Hungary in 1933.
Jamboree 1933 was the newspaper of the 4th World Jamboree held at Gödöllö, Hungary in the summer of 1933.
The pennant from the 4th World Jamboree is in the archives of the 1st Claremont Scout Group of Cape Town, South Africa.
www.pinetreeweb.com /1933-jamboree.htm   (489 words)

 World Chambers Congress - Istanbul 2007
Chambers from across the Asia Pacific region are finalizing their bids to host the 6th World Chambers Congress when it returns to the region in 2009.
South African President Thabo Mbeki spoke to ICC’s 4th World Chambers Congress here today, urging the 800 international business delegates to issue a common message to the leaders of the G8 meeting next month requesting them to act decisively to “erase the ugly scar of poverty and underdevelopment” from Africa.
The 4th World Chambers Congress opened here today, bringing together more than 800 chamber of commerce executives and business leaders from 88 countries with the goal of strengthening business worldwide and promoting economic development, particularly in Africa.
www.iccwbo.org /worldchamberscongress/2007   (350 words)

 4th World Water Forum Media Policy - Indymedia Ireland
Oil in Brazil and the world: analysis under diverse aspects.
The Organisers of the 4th World Water Forum, to be held in Mexico City from the 16th to the 20th of March 2006, have put together a press policy which appears to be aimed at excluding the alternative media.
It would seem the 4th WWF should be facilitating the participation of alternative media, not denying it.
www.indymedia.ie /article/74193   (411 words)

 Musica Mundi:: Xiamen | July 2006
From 15 to 26 July, the WORLD CHOIR GAMES, the Olympic Games of Choirs, are being held in China for the first time, following in the tradition of Linz, Austria (2000), Busan, South Korea (2002) and Bremen, Germany (2004).
The colorful opening ceremony put on for their guests by the Chinese hosts in the congress centre of this city of millions was a musical and cultural mixture of the traditional and the modern.
The honorary president of the 4th WORLD CHOIR GAMES is the former German president, Walter Scheel.
www.musica-mundi.com /index.php?id=385   (288 words)

 Ceramics Today - 4th World Ceramic Biennale 2007 Korea
There are multifarious biennales in the world, but there are not many biennales being held under the theme of ceramics.
Korea, along with China, has a distinguished history and tradition in world ceramic history and astounding numbers of ceramic masterpieces including Goryeo Celadon and Joseon White Porcelain prove Korea as a nation of ceramics, therefore it is only natural for Korea to hold a world ceramic biennale.
Ceramists from every corner of the world are invited to take part in the 4th World Ceramic Biennale 2007 Korea International Competition.
www.ceramicstoday.com /articles/cebiko_2007.htm   (350 words)

 Mexico 2006
The 4th World Water Forum came to an end on Wednesday, March 22nd, World Water Day, in Mexico City, after seven days of debates and exchanges.
Close to 20,000 people from throughout the world participated in 206 working sessions where a total of 1600 local actions were presented.
As the co-organizer of the World Water Forum, it is important for us to be able to draw lessons from each experience and pay proper attention to the participants' views.
www.worldwatercouncil.org /index.php?id=1386   (240 words)

 White Water to Blue Water Partnership Website - 4th World Water Forum - March 16-22, 2006
The World Water Forum is an initiative of the World Water Council that has the aim of raising the awareness on water issues all over the world.
In October 2003, the Board of Governors of the World Water Council awarded the organization of the 4th World Water Forum to Mexico.
The World Water Fora are built on the knowledge, experience and input of different types of organizations active in the global water polity.
www.ww2bw.org /events/waterforum   (388 words)

 4th World Water Forum: Mexico 2006: International Development Research Centre
The Forum is a unique opportunity to raise awareness of water issues and to engage a broad range of stakeholders — governments, civil society, academia, industry, youth, and the media — in a dialogue on water policy-making.
Yet the World Bank estimates that 300 million people live in areas of severe water shortage, and six million people die every year of water-related illness worldwide.
IDRC is participating in the 4th World Water Forum 16-22 March 2006 in Mexico City.
www.idrc.ca /en/ev-93455-201-1-DO_TOPIC.html   (427 words)

 Need of Local Approaches to Meet Water Challenges: 4th World Water Forum
This is why the central slogan of the World Forum is "Local Actions for a Global Challenge." The World Water Forum is the most important international event related to water, organized by the World Water Council together with the host country.
The goal of the World Water Forum, held every three years, is to promote sustainable policy in managing water resources world-wide, as well as generating awareness about water-related problems, promoting a better management of water resources, and influencing public policy and decision-making in the local, regional, national and international levels.
The World Water Forum is an open space for all to participate and influence the better management of water.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/08-25-2005/0004094388&EDATE=   (797 words)

 Welcome to the 7th World Wilderness Congress
In addition to working sessions which determined the 4th WWC action agenda, the cultural programme was rich and varied, including classical Indian dance, the International Youth Choir, art shows, cowboy poets, concerts...all inspired by wilderness.
Proposed the establishment of a World Conservation Bank, or Fund, the first call for new conservation finance mechanisms, which eventually led to the $1.1 billion Global Environment Facility of the World Bank.
Continued to advocate inclusion of wilderness as a separate and specific classification under the World Conservation Union (IUCN) Categories of Protected Areas, which was accepted by the IUCN in 1990.
www.worldwilderness.org /history/wwc4.htm   (311 words)

 4th WORLD WATER FORUM: March 16-22, 2006
The World Water Forum is organized every three years by the World Water Council and a different host country.
The World Water Forum is essentially a means of advocating for global water policy review based on a consultation with the water community.
After previous Fora, respectively held in Morocco (1997), the Netherlands (2000) and Japan (2003), the World Water Council and the Government of Mexico have decided to jointly organize the 4th World Water Forum in Mexico City from March 16th to 22nd, 2006.
www.gnn.tv /threads/12255/4th_WORLD_WATER_FORUM_March_16_22_2006   (284 words)

 Home WWC
The World Water Council was established in 1996 in response to increasing concern from the global community about world water issues.
Its mission is to promote awareness, build political commitment and trigger action on critical water issues at all levels, including the highest decision-making level, to facilitate the efficient management and use of water in all its dimensions and on an environmentally sustainable basis.
With iDrate, hydrate yourself and hydrate the World - iDrate bubble is a fun and free software that reminds you to drink enough water everyday, and creates value to fund humanitarian water-related projects for people with limited or no access to water.
www.worldwatercouncil.org   (639 words)

 Kabbalah World Center - The 4th World Spirit Forum — Arosa, Switzerland
Prominent scientists, thinkers and spiritual leaders from all over the world came together to discuss plans to deal with a world filled with crises.
The World Wisdom Council’s next meeting will be in Toronto, July 2006, continuing the process of uniting the world toward change.
Moty Benyakar — professor of Psychiatry, one of the world’s specialists in the field of trauma therapy and the accompanying psychological phenomena.
www.kabbalah.info /engkab/congress_arosa/arosa.htm   (589 words)

 Schild wins 4th World Cup slalom race - Boston.com
Marlies Schild won her fourth World Cup slalom of the season Thursday to extend her lead atop the women's overall standings.
ZAGREB, Croatia --Marlies Schild won her fourth World Cup slalom of the season Thursday to extend her lead atop the women's overall standings.
With reigning World Cup overall and slalom champion Janica Kostelic taking a year off due to chronic back and knee problems, Schild is dominating women's skiing.
www.boston.com /news/world/europe/articles/2007/01/04/schild_wins_4th_world_cup_slalom_race   (350 words)

 Musica Mundi:: Xiamen | July 2006
From 15 to 26 July, the WORLD CHOIR GAMES, the Olympic Games of Choirs, are being held in China for the first time, following in the tradition of Linz, Austria (2000), Busan, South Korea (2002) and Bremen, Germany (2004).
The colorful opening ceremony put on for their guests by the Chinese hosts in the congress centre of this city of millions was a musical and cultural mixture of the traditional and the modern.
The honorary president of the 4th WORLD CHOIR GAMES is the former German president, Walter Scheel.
www.worldchoirgames.info /index.php?id=385   (312 words)

 Mexico hosts 4th World Water Forum 16-22 Mar 2006
World Water Forum will take up issues related to the equitable management of the world’s ever-scarcer supply of fresh water.
In 2003 Scientists at World Water Week symposium in Stockholm concluded that the risk of wars being fought over water is rising because of explosive global population growth and widespread complacency.
The US $100,000 King Hassan II Great World Water Prize and US $45,000 Kyoto World Water Grand Prize will be awarded at the forum to individuals or groups that further the aims of the body.
www.newsahead.com /PREVIEW/Mexico_water_Mar_06.htm   (448 words)

 4th- World- Championship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
India, in 2006 and the 5th World Championship in 2008.
The 1st World Championship was organised at the Indira Gandhi Indoor
the 4th World Championship from 5th to 9th October 2004 at Colombo.
www.beepworld.de /members71/icf-media/4thworldchampionsh.htm   (1308 words)

 The Fourth World War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
It is the story of men and women around the world who resist being annihilated in this war.
While our airwaves are crowded with talk of a new world war, narrated by generals and filmed from the noses of bombs, the human story of this global conflict remains untold.
The product of over two years of filming on the inside of movements on five continents, "The Fourth World War" is a film that would have been unimaginable at any other moment in history.
www.bignoisefilms.com /4ww   (226 words)

 AP Wire | 07/10/2006 | Italy beats France for 4th World Cup title   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Rather than be disrupted by the current probe ripping apart the national sport back home, the Italians survived.
Verdicts in the match-fixing trial that could relegate four teams - and 13 of Italy's 23 players - to lower divisions are expected next week.
The French, racked by dissension, nearly went out in the first round for the second straight World Cup, and then Zidane turned them around.
www.philly.com /mld/philly/sports/special_packages/world_cup/15002272.htm   (1308 words)

 Mongolian Adventure and Remote Holidays, Expeditions, Vacations and Travel in Mongolia, Asia
World Adventure offers unparalleled opportunities to explore the untouched wilderness and experience the nomadic way of life.
World Adventure believes that tourism should respect the environment and benefit the local community.
Donations of books and pens to school children, a local labour policy and establishing a furniture workshop to create employment are some of the initiatives we have implemented to help regenerate the village of Hatgal at Lake Hovsgol.
www.4thworldadventure.com   (370 words)

 Currents No.18, newsletter of the World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The Secretariat of the 4th World Water Forum (4th WWF) is currently in the process of gathering information and applications for potential topic sessions at the 4th WWF on 16-22 March 2006.
Children and youth from eight of the world's poorest countries and eight of the world's richest countries will convene at the C8 to debate issues affecting youth today.
Access to water supply and sanitation is one of the world's most pressing issues, especially concerning children; it affects, among other things, young people's access to education, good health, well-being and adequate nutrition.
webworld.unesco.org /water/wwap/news/currents/18.shtml   (2488 words)

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