The universalization of the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (the Water Convention) provides the only global legal and intergovernmental operational framework for transboundary water cooperation.
- Discuss the Water Convention and the tools it offers to promote transboundary water cooperation
- Review the benefits derived by countries in implementing the Convention
- Discuss how to accelerate accession to the Convention as a means to strengthen transboundary water cooperation and sustainable development worldwide.
Download the program of the side event ‘Transboundary Water Cooperation for Sustainable Development – the role of the Water Convention’ here.