What is AWC?

What is AWC?

The Asia Water Council (AWC) is a leading water platform that aims to provide tangible solutions to resolve water issues in Asia and beyond, and support achieving sustainable development with clean and sufficient water.

AWC consists of 168 members from 25 countries, and actively cooperating with water-related organizations including governments, academic and research institutions, non-governmental organizations and civil society, as well as international organizations such as World Water Council, International Water Resources Association, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, and Asian Development Bank for implementing joint projects.

AWC was established to set Asia’s water issues at the top of global agendas and promote sustainable development by solving water problems under its mission

Set Asia Water Issues at the Top of Global Agendas

Solve Water Issues through Practical Water Projects

Develop the Foundation to be a Leader on Asia Water Issues

 : Asia’s Sustainable Development with Smart Water, Vision : Setting Asia’s water issues at the top of global agendas and promoting Asia’s sustainable development by solving water problems, Organization : President, Bureau, Board of Council (BoC), 6 Special Committees and Secretariat, Members ; 168 members from 25 countries (as of May 2024)

Main Activities

I Asia International Water Week (AIWW)

Asia International Water Week (AIWW) is a triennial water event to discuss Asia’s water issues, release the joint statement, seek potential water projects, exhibit cutting-edge water technologies, and build water network.

I Water Project

AWC implements demand-based water projects that provide technical and policy solutions for the identified water issues in collaboration with the AWC members, financial institutions, enterprises and academia.

I International Water Cooperation

AWC has been building cooperative networks with various international water-related organizations to promote sustainable development with water by raising awareness of water issues, implementing joint projects, and hosting global water events.