Water, sanitation, and climate resilience – keys to a water-wise future

IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition

Kigali, Rwanda | 10-14 December 2023

Free access is available for trade visitors. The exhibition is open for trade visitors from Monday 11 December to Thursday 14 December 2023. Trade visitors also have access to the Business Forum sessions, which are a full component of the Congress Programme.

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Registration is open!

Registration is now open for this key event in the water sector calendar. We invite you to register at your earliest convenience as places are limited. Visit the registration page for more information.

Click on the video on the right to watch the invitation by Prof. Omar Munyaneza, CEO of Water and Sanitation Corporation Group, Rwanda

Sponsors and Exhibitors

Hosting the IWA WDCE 2023 in Rwanda provides a unique opportunity to bring together water professionals from around the world, particularly from Africa, to network with water sector leaders, and to highlight and share knowledge on the latest trends in best practice and innovative technologies. The IWA WDCE 2023 offers a unique opportunity to profile your organisation and showcase your technologies, solutions and expertise! We invite you to be part of this essential event. Download the Sponsor & Exhibitor Brochure for more information.

Meet some of our sponsors, partners and exhibitors

Supporting Partner
Welcome Reception Sponsor
Delegate Bag Sponsor
Silver Sponsors
Strategic Partners

A unique opportunity for water professionals from a variety of backgrounds and different geographies to exchange knowledge, experience and best practice that are accelerating progress towards ensuring safe, sustainable, and climate-resilient water and sanitation services for all


The event will take place in the fantastic facilities of the Kigali Convention Centre.


Nestled in the heart of Africa, Rwanda is a country that has become one of the continent’s most dynamic and inspiring destinations.


IWA’s magazine, The Source, is the official magazine of the event. For more information, see: https://www.thesourcemagazine.org

IWA Connect Plus

Stay connected as an IWA member before, during and after the Congress to showcase, discuss and contribute to the World’s Leading Network of Water Professionals. See iwaconnectplus.org.

Join us in Kigali! See you in December 2023