High-Level Interactive Dialogue of the 67th session of the UNGA

22 March 2013 - United Nations, New York

This event responds to the invitation of Member States to convene a High-Level Interactive Dialogue during the sixty-seventh session of the General Assembly in New York on 22 March 2013, World Water Day, to mark the 2013 International Year of Water cooperation and the twentieth anniversary of World Water Day.

Taking place in the context of current discussions on the Post-2015 development framework and the process of developing a set of SDGs, the main objective of the event was to identify and discuss water-related challenges and key areas which in the future will require stronger political support and international cooperation.

The event also explored concrete strategies and practical solutions to overcome these challenges and discuss the potential role that all stakeholders including the UN-System could play in this context.

In addition, this year also marks the 20th anniversary of the commemoration of World Water Day and in this regard, the event provided an opportunity to share experiences and highlight the lessons learnt over the past 20 years.

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