Synthesis and Conclusions

IME in collaboration with FIEA and its partners organized upon invitation of the Autonomous Communauty of the Region of Murcia, the 2nd Mediterranean Water Forum in Murcia (Spain) on the 25th-27th November 2014, few months before the 7th World Water Forum in South Korea (April 2015).

This regional event gathered during 3 days, 300 participants of the Mediterranean Water Community representing the National Authority, Professionals, Civil Society and experts. At the end of the debates organized under the shape of panels and thematic working groups, recommendations were highlythed which are presented in attached General Synthesis and Conclusions document.

The Mediterranean Water Forum is one of the main steps of the Mediterranean Regional Process for the 7th World Water Forum, for which IME is the Coordinator in collaboration with the GWP-Med. A steering Committee set up is in charge to define the Mediterranean Themes, the road map and actions to implement for the preparation fo the Mediterranean participation to the 7th World Water Forum.

The main objectives of the 2nd Mediterranean Water Forum are the following:

– Foster the consultation and dialogue between the main water stakeholders in the Mediterranean to propose jointly priorities for water and environment, so harmonizing the voice of the Mediterranean community during the international and regional events ;

– Prepare, on the basis of this mobilization, the participation of the Mediterranean to the 7th World Water Forum through the Mediterranean Regional Process by approaching all the issues relative to water in front of challenges in the Mediterranean Region.