Closing Plenary Session

Closing Plenary

The Closing plenary will summarize and conclude on the broad and multifaceted scope of the 2018 World Water Week.

It will also look ahead, to the join future of humans and nature as well as the upcoming World Water Week 2019.

During the Closing plenary we will listen to high level keynote speakers addressing challenges and opportunities within the fields of this years’ thematic scope, hear the Key Collaborating Partners discuss take home messages and take part as the rapporteur teams present their main findings.


  • Ms. Wambui Gichuri, Director Water Development and Sanitation, African Development Bank (AfDB)
  • Ms. Andrea Erickson, Managing Director Water Security, The Nature Conservancy
  • Prof. Stefan Uhlenbrook, Coordinator UN World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP), UNESCO
  • H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčák, President of the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly (tbc)