Advice on declaration for HRWS for ASEAN countries followed by thematic study with an emphasis on Rural Communities. Initially brought in as expert advisors, WaterLex has since been able to develop a long term programme adopted by all ten countries to assess their current situation with respect to SDG 6 and the HRWS, both from law and in practice.
1. Coordination of the production of the UN World Water Development Report (WWDR), the flagship report of the UN System on freshwater providing an authoritative picture of the state, use and management of the world’s freshwater resources
2. Coordination of the production of the UN-Water SDG 6 Synthesis Report that informed Members States and other stakeholders at the High-level Political Forum for Sustainable Development (HLPF) 2018 during their in-depths assessment of SDG 6 on the state of affairs of SDG 6, key interlinkages to other SDGs and related policy implications to accelerate achieving the 2030 Agendas
The Mandate serves as Secretariat for the WASH4Work initiative which looks to mobilize business to take action on WASH in their own operations, in the communities where they operate, and across their supply chains. The initiative has 15 partners spanning UN agencies, civil society, and businesses.
The Water Action Hub was launched as an online platform to connect different organizations interested in working together on water. The Hub maps organizations interests, resources, and projects across regions around the world to help highlight the good practice that exists while helping organizations identify those with whom they can collaborate.
Normative support, convening of stakeholders, capacity development.
WMO Hydrological Status and Outlook System (WMO HydroSOS), starting in 2018, strives to build an operational system for assessing the current status of surface and groundwater hydrological systems, and predicting how they will change in the next future, in comparison to normal situations. See https://public.wmo.int/en/our-mandate/what-we-do/application-services/hydrosos for more details.
WfWP conducted multiple sessions/ side and parallel events over the years during the commission on the status of women meetings annually to connect water, women, gender and vocational training together with IUCN, ILO, countries like Hungary, Netherlands and Brazil.
CDP regularly run workshops, roundtables, webinars and other events to bring corporates, investors, cities, states, regions and policymakers together to advance water security.