Sessions, Panels and Side Events

Side Event at the UNECE Regional Forum on Sustainable Development // UN-Water Synthesis Report 2018 on Water and Sanitation (SDG 6)

To provide input to Member States on SDG 6, UN-Water produces the SDG 6 Synthesis Report 2018 on Water and Sanitation to be launched in June 2018. This side event at the ECE Regional Forum on Sustainable Development will discuss the early signals emerging from the writing process of the report and will give participants the opportunity to discover the global status on SDG 6 based on new data and discuss challenges and opportunities for implementing SDG 6.

Speakers

  • Alistair Rieu-Clarke, Legal Advisor at the Water Convention Secretariat, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
  • Stefan Uhlenbrook, Coordinator and Director, UN World Water Assessment Programme of UNESCO
  • Isabella Pagotto, Senior Policy Advisor, Global Programme Water, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Switzerland
  • Lesha Witmer, Steering Committee Member, Women for Water Partnership
  • Carlos Carrion Crespo, Sectoral Specialist for public services and utilities, International Labour Office
  • Sara Traubel, Manager at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Where and when

1 March 2018

13:15 - 14:30 Room 15

International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG)
17 rue de Varembé
CH - 1211 Genève 20

Further information here

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