Ger Bergkamp

Past IWA Executive Director, IWA Board Member
Ger Bergkamp is the former Executive Director of the International Water Association – the international network of water professional with approximately 10,000 members in 130 countries. Ger is a recognized leader in water and environment issues wi... Read full biography
July 18, 2016
Seizing water opportunities at Africa Water Week The adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate agreement provides an unprecedented opportunity to tackle the major water issues facing Africa today and in t...
January 20, 2016
The water crisis continues to score high on the World Economic Forum’s global risk assessment. While many business and opinion leaders consider water a less likely risk, it remains one of potential high impact. Combining this wi...
December 21, 2015
Moving from Risk to Opportunity Across the world, leaders are consider water to be a risk of high impact and high likelihood, one that will negatively affect global supply chains, regional stability and economic performance. Yet, ...
December 15, 2015
The Paris Agreement reached last Saturday provides an unprecedented opportunity to keep the global temperature rise well below 2 ºC and pursue efforts to limit it to 1.5 ºC. This is a major step forward to a low-carbon economy. ...
November 18, 2015
We live in a changing world that is quickly becoming water scarce. Fresh water is critical for human wellbeing, as well as for healthy ecosystems and sustainable economies. Yet water scarcity is increasingly a global reality and w...