Expected accomplishments

The Symposium will deepen the understanding, and promote the adoption, of integrated water resources management and galvanize action in support of the implementation of SDG 6 and related targets.  Specifically, the Symposium aims to:

  • Strengthen capacities of national and local governments to promote integrated water resource management;
  • Share knowledge and experience in innovative practices in improving access to water, sanitation and hygiene, in increasing water use efficiency, reducing water pollution, protection of water basins and ecosystems, and advancing international cooperation and partnerships;

Foster regional and multilateral cooperation, and launch specific partnerships initiatives on the implementation of SDG6 and related targets.