World Water Day "Making Progress" Learning Forum

March 21, 2011 • 12:30 – 9:00 pm EDT

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Knowledge and innovations have been increasingly mobilized to address the global safe drinking water and sanitation crisis.  New approaches are achieving success and conventional approaches are becoming more refined and widely applied. On the occassion of World Water Day, CSIS and the WASH Advocacy Initiative invite you to join us for a series of interactive sessions designed to share success and failures in water, sanitation, and hygiene programming in developing countries. Please click here for a more detailed agenda.

8:00 - 8:30 am          Registration and Breakfast

8:30 - 9:00 am          Welcome Remarks

9:00 - 10:30 am        Private Sector Participation in Water Supply - The World Bank Group

10:45 - 12:15 pm     Achieving Operational Sustainability - Safe Water Network

12:15 - 12:30 pm     Revisiting the '05 Silent Tsunami Report - Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University

12:30 - 1:30 pm       Lunch

1:30 - 3:00 pm         Climate Change Adaptation and WASH - The Water Institute at UNC

3:15 - 4:45 pm         Accountability & Transparency - Water For People

4:45 - 5:00 pm         Closing Remarks and Next Steps
Organizations supporting this Learning Forum: CSIS, Global Water Challenge, Tetra Tech, and WASH Advocacy Initiative.

 Please RSVP to Katryn Bowe at

Katherine E. Bliss
Senior Fellow and Director, Immunizations and Health Systems Resilience, Global Health Policy Center
Daniel F. Runde
Senior Vice President; William A. Schreyer Chair; Director, Project on Prosperity and Development