“2015 is an important year. An important year for disaster risk reduction, an important year for climate and an important year for water,” said the UN-Water Chair, Michel Jarraud in his welcome video message to the 300 participants at the UN-Water Annual International Zaragoza Conference.
As United Nations entities and programmes, experts, representatives of the business community, governmental and non-governmental organizations meet from 15 to 17 January in Zaragoza, Spain, the dialogue intensifies around water and sustainable development.
As 2015, is the last year of the International Decade for Action ‘Water for Life’ participants are also taking stock of and learning from achievements as well as planning the next steps. Watch the webcast live