“Water for Peace” global consultations (11-17 February 2013)
11 to 17 February we urge you to use the opportunity to promote the
importance of transboundary water cooperation within the "Water for
Peace" discussion http://www.worldwewant2015.org/water/voices in the framework of the currently ongoing UN-led global debate on the post-2015 Development Agenda.
week “Water for Peace” aims to stress the role of transboundary water
cooperation in the management and protection of our water resources and
to address the challenges and ways forward for such cooperation. The
discussion also paves the way for water issues in the future sustainable
development goals (SDGs).
The UNECE Water Convention
secretariat, together with UNESCO, ESCAP and WWF and in the framework of
UN-Water, is moderating and stimulating the “Water for Peace” debate.
others, the discussion provides a great opportunity to stress the
importance of solid legal and institutional frameworks for cooperation,
including those provided by the UNECE Water Convention.
We urge you to join the debate and make your voice heard! Here are some possible actions: