TS 1. Launching of Partnership initiatives, including the proposal of an International Decade on Water for Sustainable Development

Time:   09/08/16, 11:00-13:00
Room: Kokhi Somon, Amphitheater


Tajikistan, Spain and Global Water Partnership



H.E. Mr. Gyan Chandra Acharya
United Nations Under Secretary General and High Representative for LDCs, SIDS and LLDCs

H.E. Mr. Virachai Plasai
Permanent Representative of Thailand to the United Nations in New York



Ms. Josefina Maestu
Water Economic Coordinator, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Spain


Keynote speaker

H.E. Mr. Sirodjidin Aslov
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan



Ms. Khin Ni Ni Thein (video message)
Secretary of the Union Level Advisory Group, National Water Resources Committee, Myanmar

Ms. Jennifer Sara
Acting Senior Director, Water Global Practice, World Bank

Ms. Alice Bouman-Dentener
Vice-chair, Global Water Partnership

Ms. Hajia Salamatu Garba
Founder and Executive Director, Women Farmers Advancement Network



H.E. Dr. Mamadou Tangara
Permanent Representative of Gambia to the United Nations in New York

H.E. Mr. Csaba Korosi
Director for Environment Sustainability, Office of the President, Hungary

H.E. Mr. Jagdish Koonjul
Permanent Representative of Mauritius to the United Nations in New York



Ms. Tishka Francis
Chargé d’Affaires, Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York, Bahamas