Technical Workshop on Household Water Security The 2nd Asia Pacific Water Summit

18 May 2013
Chiang Mai, Thailand


Opening Remarks

Mr. Hongpeng Liu, Chief, Energy Security and Water Resources Section, Environment and Development Division (ESWRS/EDD), ESCAP

Trends and Challenges in Meeting MDG Targets in Water Supply and Sanitation, Experience of Japan on Household Water Security (HWS)

Dr. Kotaro Takemura, Secretary General, Japan Water Forum (JWF)

Water Hotspots and HWS in Asia and the Pacific

Ms. Aida Karazhanova, Economic Affairs Officer, ESWRS/EDD/ESCAP

HWS Index in Urban and Rural Settlements

Mr. Kulwant Singh, Regional Advisor, UN HABITAT

Economics of Sanitation and Viewing the Sanitation Markets through Cost Curves

Dr. Guy Hutton, Consultant, ESCAP

Panel Discussion on the challenges and solutions of technical aspects of HWS. The focus of this session is to address:

Challenges to ensure the HWS
Tools and means on data collection and application of the HWS Index
Barriers and challenges for development banks, financial institutions and government to increase investments on HWS
Innovative financing on HWS
Moderator:Mr. Hongpeng Liu, Chief, ESWRS/EDD/ESCAP


Ms. May Lim, Senior Manager Corporate Planning, Indah Water Konsortium Sdn. Bhd, Malaysia
Dr. Ti Le–Huu, Director, Water Security Center, Vietnam
Mr. A. Khurahid Bhatti, President, Association of Humanitarian Development, Pakistan
Dr. Arthur Wood, Founding Partner, Total Impact Advisors
Dr. Doulaye Kone, Senior Program Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation