Tajikistan and the Netherlands Hold High-Level Round Table on UN 2023 Water Conference in New York

24 сентября, 2022 16:30

DUSHANBE, 24.09.2022 (NIAT Khovar) – Yesterday, the co-chairs of the UN 2023 Water Conference — Tajikistan and the Netherlands, within the framework UNGA High-Level Week, organized a round table dedicated to the UN 2023 Water Conference.

This meeting was held to exchange the views on the preparations for the conference and the follow-up to the Water Action Agenda.

This event was opened by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan Sirojiddin Muhriddin and Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte.

The event was also attended by the UN Under Secretary-General, Prime Minister of Mozambique and that of Haiti, Vice-President of Uganda, Foreign Ministers of Finland, Bangladesh, Minister of Economic Development of Egypt and the Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of the Netherlands.

In his speech, Muhriddin emphasized the importance of the UN 2023 Water Conference for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, calling on the leaders of states to take concrete actions to implement the goals and objectives of the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development, 2018-2028.”

The UN 2023 Water Conference will be held from March 22 through March 23 in New York.

24 сентября, 2022 16:30

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