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UN 2023 Water Conference: Open call for side events

There is an open call for side events, both in-person and virtual, to be held at the UN 2023 Water Conference at the United Nations HQ in New York from 22 to 24 March 2023. 


The Conference is formally known as the 2023 Conference for the Midterm Comprehensive Review of Implementation of the UN Decade for Action on Water and Sanitation (2018-2028). The co-hosts are the Governments of Tajikistan and the Netherlands.

Side events can be in-person or virtual and organized by Member States, the UN system, Intergovernmental Organizations and accredited non-governmental stakeholders. The side events will be an opportunity for all participants to share knowledge and solutions to accelerate implementation of SDG 6, identify new and emerging issues, exchange national and local experiences and practices, and showcase voluntary commitments for the Water Action Agenda.  
Priority will be given to events organized by Member States and those organized in partnership by several networks/organizations. All interested parties are strongly encouraged to partner with others to organize a side event.  
 How to apply

For additional details and guidance on how to submit a side event proposal, including Guidelines, please visit this website.

The deadline for applications is 13 January 2023. The Conference Secretariat will review submissions and notify only those organizers whose events have been approved.  

For more general information on the UN 2023 Water Conference, please visit the conference website

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