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Special Event - Second Committee, 64th Session of the General Assembly, Panel Discussion: Enhancing Governance on Water

UNHQ, Conf Rm. 2
06 November, 2009
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The expert panel in this special event of the economic and financial committee of the UN General Assembly will explore how to achieve solutions to the manifold challenges to the truly sustainable management of water resources.

Experts will explore the underpinning governance reforms that need to take place at all levels in order to:

ensure access to safe drinking water and adequate sanitation facilities,
ensure food security,
strengthen cooperative management of shared waters,
avoid water wars,
strengthen capacities to adapt to climate change,
increase the resilience to water related disasters, and
build an effective institutional architecture from the international/watershed to the local level adapting to and respecting the cultural and socio-economic context.

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Date 06 November, 2009
Time 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location UNHQ, Conf Rm. 2
Organizer Division for Sustainable Development [ Content posted by United Nations Secretariat, Agency, or Programme UN ENTITY ]
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