The Budapest Water Summit took place in the frame of the UN International Year of Water Cooperation, from 8-11 October 2013 in Budapest, organized in cooperation with UN institutions in order to discuss the most important issues related to the preservation of the world's water resources and the provision of safe drinking water.
The Water Summit was opened by H.E. Mr János Áder, President of the Republic of Hungary and H.E. Mr Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations.H.H. Swamiji was invited to the Water Summit as a speaker on behalf of the Sri Swami Madhavananda World Peace Council & Yoga in Daily Life Fellowship.