World Water Day celebrates water and raises awareness of the 2.2 billion people living without access to safe water. It is about taking action to tackle the global water crisis. A core focus of World Water Day is to support the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 6: water and sanitation for all by 2030.
On November 28, 2018, the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Second Committee unanimously approved a resolution mandating a midterm evaluation of the Water Action Decade at UNGA 77 in 2023.
The UN Conference on the Midterm Comprehensive Review of the Implementation of the Objectives of the International Decade for Action, “Water for Sustainable Development,” also known as the UN 2023 Water Conference, will be held in New York, US, from March 22–24, 2023, to coincide with World Water Day. It will be focused on the Decade’s goals as outlined in the Secretary-Plan: General’s Water Action Decade 2018–2028. Read More
These observances serve to reaffirm that water and sanitation measures are key to poverty reduction, economic growth, and environmental sustainability.
The global youth Water conference will be held around the theme “Water for Sustainable Development” in order to address challenges and accelerate SDG6 implementation.
This conference will be HOSTED by JCI Cape Town.
Junior Chamber International (JCI) is a nonprofit organization of young active citizens age 18 to 40 who are engaged and committed to creating impact in their communities.
JCI Cape Town is part of a worldwide community of over 200,000 young active citizens and leaders with shared beliefs and purpose who create positive change in themselves and their communities.
Stakeholders will capitalize on this global gathering to build stronger institutions, collaborations and partnerships that will provide lasting services, commitments with solid policies, tested programmes and clear plans.
Exhibitions and displays of services and products will form part of the event with Side events also held during the conference on the Interactive Dialogues of the UN 2023 Water Conference adopted by the preparatory meeting towards the UN 2023 Water Conference and Youth engagement.
Access to WASH, including the Human Rights to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation
Valuing Water, Water-Energy-Food Nexus, and Sustainable Economic and Urban Development
Source to Sea, Biodiversity, Climate, Resilience, and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)
Transboundary and International Water Cooperation, Cross Sectoral Cooperation, including Scientific Cooperation, and Water Across the 2030 Agenda
This event seeks to open up a future in which everyone can reach their full potential for “Our watershed moment: uniting the world for water”.
Together, we can set the right path for youth and young professionals as well as stakeholders to have the foundations to rebuild and return to progress, opening up a future in which everyone can reach their full potential for “Our watershed moment: uniting the world for water”.
We give each Water Advocate the opportunity to join, collaborate, engage and meet like-minded Young Professionals, Stakeholders across the value chain of Water Usage and Management. Be a PART of the process!