The closing ceremony held from 14:00 at Convention Hall A on the 5th floor. Around 700 attendees including Jung-moo Lee, Chairman of the National Committee for the 7th World Water Forum, Benedito Braga, President of the World Water Council, Young-jin Kwon, Mayor of Daegu Metropolitan city, Kwan-yong Kim, Governor of Gyeongsangbuk-do province, Soontak Lee, Co-chair of the International Steering Committee, the delegation from Brazil, the host of the next World Water Forum, water experts, businesses, and citizens participated.
The closing ceremony included prize awarding ceremonies of the Kyoto World Water Grand Prize, Mexico Water Prize, and Daegu & Gyeongbuk Water Prize. During the Daegu & Gyeongbuk Water Prize ceremony, winners of the Water Showcase and World Water Challenge World Final, which focused on collecting excellent implementation cases from the world and innovative scientific and technological solutions to water challenges, received a trophy and a grant of KRW 3,0000,000 (approx. USD 27,680).
The Expo & Fair had and brilliant outcome. It was held during the Forum week provided lots of networking opportunities such as the Water Business Forum.
Many debates, discussions, and presentations were held at national pavilions and other spaces, which were used for networking and business.
We thank you all for participants' enthusiasm for water.
We hope that everybody spends a great time left at Korea.
Water For Our Future!