Participants included 20 water practitioners, academics, and decision-makers from 15 different countries, including Azerbaijan, Jamaica, Nepal, Nigeria, Belarus, Uzbekistan, and more. Several government agencies, civil society organizations, and universities were represented, including the USAID "Clean Energy and Water" Program in Armenia, AfricaRice in Benin, the National Emergency Management Agency in Nigeria, and the UNESCO Regional Center on Urban Water Management in Iran, among others.