What is WATER
World Forum For Life?

The initiative intends, through Water as an essential good for life and starting point, to approach environmental sustainability and good practices in preserving the environment in a transversal way. Combining keynote sessions and debates with renowned personalities from various parts of the globe, to electrical water sports and a Water and Light show, WATER World Forum for Life marks a strong alert for the urgency of immediate actions by the political and economic class, as well as the general public.


The best conferences and debates on the present and future challenges to respond to the greatest threat of the 21st century.



Networking area enabling knowledge and ideas exchange to help people take action.



Water and light show create to inspire people to act by using art.



Water sports are present, serving as a link between the public and the themes debated in the event, to engage the audience on sustainability issues.


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Afonso do Ó

Freshwater Consultant at ANP/WWF Portugal

Alana Silva Machado

UFRJ – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Alcides Falanghe

Director - Ocean Eyes Productions

Alexandra Ferreira de Carvalho

Secretary General for Environment

Amanda da Cruz Costa

Youth Climate Leaders

Ângela Morgado

Executive Director of ANP WWF

Antonio Donato Nobre

Senior Research Scientist - CSS, INPE

Bela Gil

TV Host

Lieutenent Commander Francisco Cunha Gomes

Portugal Navy Staff - Material Divison

Carolina Coelho

Sustainability Business Partner – IKEA Portugal

Catarina Grilo

Policy and Conservation director of ANP WWF

Catia Meira

Marketing Manager - Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)

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“The issues related to sustainability and adaptation to climate change are of great relevance and one of the most important dossiers for the future of Humanity.”

José Calixto

Mayor of Reguengos de Monsaraz


Frequently Asked Questions

What are the goals of the WATER World Forum for Life?

The initiative aims, through water as an essential good for life and a starting point, to address in a transversal way the environmental sustainability and good practices in preserving the environment. It has as its main objectives, the discussion of the measures already adopted and to be implemented at the level of environmental policies, the presentation of solutions energy-efficient solutions and case studies, raising public and business awareness of the theme, the framework and analysis of the 2030 agenda for the issues, bring together national and international entities with impact in the area, enable the exchange of international experiences and strengthen the strategies and environmental policies in the manifestation of common interest in favor of a more motivated and more aware society.

How the event will take place?

The event will be held in a hybrid digital format with worldwide broadcasting. In the conferences we will have live Guests and Speakers, as well as others participating remotely. The conferences, sports activities and evening shows will be broadcast on television with reports, interviews and adequate spaces for debates and presentations. The event will have an interactive multimedia platform that allows free participation for everyone, all over the world, and that will give access to the streaming of all content, as well as the networking area where you can get in touch with other visitors and schedule and hold meetings directly on the platform. You will also have the possibility to access the exhibition area where you can visit all the virtual stands of the event’s partners, sponsors and exhibitors, see the services/products they offer, send direct messages or just send your data to be contacted later.

How can I attend the event?

Due to the restrictions imposed by the Covid fight the event will be limited to a number of guests still to be defined. Priority will be given to the event’s partner entities and if it is possible to have the participation of more guests there will be available on the website an access for registrations on a “first come first serve” basis until the maximum capacity limit is reached.

To watch the event in streaming, simply access our website at and register by clicking on the button for that purpose. On the day of the event you will receive an email with a link to watch the event live. If you cannot see the email, simply access the website again, click on “Watch Now” and enter the credentials you created during registration.

How can I access the networking area of the event?

After entering the online platform of the event you just need to select “networking”, accept the “disclaimer” and instantly you will be in the area where you can exchange messages, make video calls, send your contacts, etc, interacting with visitors who have also accessed this feature.

When will the conference program take place?

The conference program will take place on our two stages on the 4th and 5th June.

Where will the event be held?

On the banks of the Alqueva, on the River Beach of Monsaraz.

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