On 18 August, 2016 the Russian Ministry of Education and Science hosted the final Organizing Committee meeting of the “BRICS Water Forum”
The meeting was chaired by Lyudmila Ogorodova, Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation. Participants of the meeting, including representatives of the embassies of Brazil, India and People's Republic of China discussed the preparation of the event, including participation of the official representatives of BRICS countries in the Forum, composition of participants and special events, media coverage of the Forum in the BRICS countries. Participants approved the decisions recommended by the Program Committee and decided to level up the information coverage of the event in the media.
Members of the Organizing Committee recommended to further develop the Conference Program by adding issues for discussion for roundtables and brief description of goals and tasks for thematic sessions. The Conference Program will be placed at the "BRICS Water Forum" web-site by the end of August. The final meeting of the Program Committee is scheduled for early September.