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* Third International Conference on Community Water Services in Sri Lanka's hill capital on August 22nd - 24th
Sun, Jul 13, 2014, 12:04 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 13, Colombo: The Third International Conference on Community Water Services 2014 will be held at Sri Lanka International Buddhist Academy, Pallekele, Kundasale in Kandy District on 22nd - 24th August 2014.

The Conference is convened to support the dialogue on post - 2015 Sustainable Development Agenda and to follow up on the 2nd International Conference on Community and Water Services held in Anuradhapura, last year.

The two-day conference titled "Water for Community Development and Prosperity" is organized by the Ministry of Water Supply and Drainage together with National Community Water Trust (NCWT), National Water Supply & Drainage Board (NWSDB) and Lanka Rain Water Harvesting Forum (LRWHF).

The conference supported by UNICEF aims to provide a platform for sharing knowledge, strategies and best practices among all stakeholders which will support to improve community water schemes in Sri Lanka as well as around the world.

According to the organizers, the outcome of the Conference will have a salutary effect on the beneficiaries of the conference namely; 4,000 Community Based Organizations covering approximately 600,000 families, formed under the Community Water Supply Projects implemented by the government.

A number of countries within the region such as India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Afghanistan and Maldives are expected to attend the Conference.

About 500 delegates from different Community Based Organizations, Policy Makers, Researchers, Academia, UN Agencies and International Development Agencies are expected to participate in the Conference.

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