First Geneva Water Dialogue

02.07.2022 13:00

On 1 July 2022 the first Geneva Water Dialogue co-organized by the Permanent Missions of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Republic of Tajikistan and the Arab Republic of Egypt took place in Geneva, Switzerland. The event was supported by the WMO, UN-Water, UNDRR, OHCHR, and the Geneva Water Hub, and attended by heads and representatives of the diplomatic missions, as well as high level representatives of the UN system organizations.

The main objective of the first ever Geneva Water Dialogue is to prepare a substantive input from the Geneva-based organizations and missions to the UN 2023 Water Conference, as well as to identify and propose concrete solutions to accelerate the achievement of SDG 6, also beyond 2030.

Permanent Representative of the Republic of Tajikistan to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva Mr. Jamshed Khamidov has delivered welcoming remarks to the participants in the High-level opening segment of the Dialogue. The participants were provided with information about the High-level Conference on Water held in Dushanbe on June 6-9 this year.

Within the framework of the Geneva Water Dialogue there was held the Workshop on Water and Disaster Risk Reduction organized jointly by the Permanent Mission of Tajikistan and the UNDRR.