|News on World Water Day 2013 and the UN International Year of Water Cooperation|
In 2013, the Netherlands is host to the global celebrations of World Water Day, 22 March. At the same time, the year 2013 is the UN International Year of Water Cooperation. What is going on? Stay tuned for up-to-date information.
» Benchmark meeting on groundwater governance marks road to
» Budapest Water Summit, October 2013, Budapest, Hungary
» World Water Week, 1–6 September 2013, Stockholm, Sweden
» High-Level International Conference on Water Cooperation, August 2013,
» High-Level Interactive Dialogue of the sixty-seventh session of the General
UN General Assembly resolution on the implementation of the International Year
» Kick-off Meeting of the International Year of Water Cooperation, 11 February 2013, Paris, France – A high level event, including the participation of Mr Michel Jarraud, Secretary-General of WMO and Chair of UN-Water, other eminent personalities, ministers, scientists, UN agencies and youth from different continents. The slogan and key messages for the Year will also be announced in the presence of Ms Irina Bokova, UNESCO’s Director General. Children and youth will participate, in the Pavillion de l’Eau as well, preparing a Youth Declaration on water cooperation.