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27th UN-Water Meeting

25-26 August 2017 | Stockholm, Sweden

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A view of Stockholm

A view of Stockholm

UN-Water The 27th UN-Water Meeting will take place from 25-26 August 2017, at the City Conference Center in Stockholm, Sweden. The meeting gathers UN-Water members and partners to discuss issues related to UN-Water, and is taking place prior to the annual World Water Week. UN-Water coordinates the efforts of UN entities and international organizations working on water and sanitation issues.

Over 30 UN agencies, programmes and other UN entities dealing with water-related issues, including sanitation and natural disasters are Members of UN-Water. Over 35 international organizations, professional unions, associations or other civil-society groups that are actively involved in water, international in structure and membership are Partners of UN-Water.

During the two-day meeting in August, UN-Water Members will discuss issues related to UN-Water governance. Sessions with UN-Water Members and Partners will consider, among other issues: updates on the High-Level Panel on Water and the fourth meeting of the Global High-Level Panel on Water and Peace; the draft Action Plan for the ‘International Decade for Action – Water for Sustainable Development’ 2018 – 2028; the status of implementation of the 2030 Agenda; and monitoring and reporting of Sustainable Development Goal 6 (clean water and sanitation).

IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB+ Meeting Coverage, will provide a summary report from the 27th UN-Water Meeting on Tuesday, 29 August 2017.