The 5th World Water Forum, to be held in Istanbul, is an opportunity to raise significantly the political profile of water and highlight its interconnection with other global challenges including climate change, food, energy and the current financial crisis.
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A global water crisis exacerbated by economic conditions and climate change makes it critical to raise the political profile of water. The upcoming 5th World Water Forum will provide an excellent opportunity to review the scale of water resources seriously threatened by population growth, land use changes and pollution, ICC underscored in a discussion paper.