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Yet, today, 40 per cent of the world’s people are affected by water scarcity; 80 per cent of wastewater is discharged untreated into the environment, and more than 90 per cent of disasters are water-related.




  Briefing to Member States on the UN 2023 Water Conference - 12 April 2022

 World Water Day Event “Towards the UN 2023 Water Conference: The One Year Mark”

 Global Online Stakeholder Consultation: Themes for the Interactive Dialogues

 Call for the submission of proposals for the UN 2023 Water Conference interactive dialogues




Vision statement of the UN 2023 Water Conference. It is a diagram.




Water is a fundamental part of all aspects of life. Water is inextricably linked to the three pillars of sustainable development, and it integrates social, cultural, economic and political values. It is
crosscutting and supports the achievement of many SDGs through close linkages with climate, energy, cities, the environment, food security, poverty, gender equality and health, amongst others. With climate change profoundly affecting our economies, societies and environment, water is indeed the biggest deal breaker to achieve the internationally agreed water-related goals and targets, including those contained in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.


Last modified on Monday, 20 June 2022