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Closing Ceremony of the International Year of Water Cooperation 2013

23.10.2013 -
5-6 December 2013 | Mexico City, Mexico


The Closing Ceremony of the 2013 International Year of Water Cooperation will be held in Mexico City, United Mexican States, on 5 and 6 December 2013. The ceremony will provide a synthesis of the major achievements of the International Year, explore modalities to further foster water cooperation and set the agenda for the follow-up of the International Year.


The Closing Ceremony is organized by UNESCO, on behalf of UN-Water, with the support of the Government of Mexico through the National Water Commission (CONAGUA). It includes high-level panels on the global perspectives of water security and cooperation, as well as on the milestone events and UN activities that took place during the Year. A discussion on the messages of the International Year will also be held and the ceremony will conclude with the spotlight on the way ahead, including a focus on water in the preparations for the post-2015 Development Agenda.