WWW 2013

Title: Water Resources Management from Rio+20 to post MDGs
Event type: Side Event
Date: 2012-08-26
Time: 17:45 - 18:45
Convenor: UNEP-DHI Centre for Water and Environment (UNEP-DHI)
Co-convenor: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), UN-Water, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Global Water Partnership (GWP) and Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI)
Room: K16/17

Event Description
At Rio+20 UN-Water and UNEP successfully launched the most comprehensive global survey to-date on the status of water resources management. Using the report findings as a starting point, the establishment of a regular global reporting mechanism and definition of post-MDG goal(s) and targets for water will be discussed.

17:45 Welcome and opening comments
Thomas Chiramba, UNEP

17:50 Outcomes from Status Reporting on Water Resources Management
Peter Koefoed Bjornsen, UNEP-DHI Centre

18:10 Panel discussion
Joakim Harlin UNDP/UN-Water

  • A future global monitoring and reporting system
  • Defining post-MDG global goals and targets for water

18:45 Concluding remarks
Thomas Chiramba, UNEP


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