Global Water Summit 2012: Brave New World

From Wall Street to the streets of Athens, Cairo and Tripoli, the message is clear: this is not business as usual. World events – financial, climatic, revolutionary - will have a lasting and unavoidable impact on the way the world of water works. Today’s world is one in which old certainties are being eroded, new technologies are coming of age, and people around the world are trying to guess what the future will mean for them. The Global Water Summit brings the entire international water sector to Rome, and lays down the challenge to think bravely about one question: What does our successful water future look like?