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
March 27, 2015
There is an intensifying realisation that we need to act on curbing greenhouse gas emissions to avoid a dangerous global temperature rise. While national governments are working to reach a global carbon accord in Paris later this ...
December 20, 2014
We live in a changing world that is quickly becoming water scarce. Rapid urbanization, coupled with population growth and changing consumption patterns are redefining societies across the globe. So also their relationship to water...
November 19, 2014
The “Lisbon Charter” offers a vision for reforming water management for sustainable development Water is considered to be the greatest risk facing the world over coming decades; a risk of high likelihood and even higher impact...
November 17, 2014
Global demographic and economic trends present opportunities to ‘get it right’ on water and sanitation. This challenges all those with a professional interest in water to innovate and connect to a wider world. The new IWA Stra...