Government ministers, business leaders and civil society
A shared vision
Delivering water and energy to all in a sustainable way
The World Hydropower Congress brings together industry, government, finance and civil society to set priorities for the future of the sector.
The seventh congress will be held in Paris from 14 to 16 May 2019. The event is organised by the International Hydropower Association (IHA) and hosted in partnership with UNESCO’s International Hydrological Programme.
Climate and SDGs
The 2019 Congress will focus on hydropower’s role in delivering the Paris Climate Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals, under the theme ‘The Power of Water in a Sustainable, Interconnected World’.