Water for Life Conference 2015, Tajikinstan
9-11 June 2015, Dushanbe, Tajikistan | South-South News
The High Level Conference on the Implementation of the International Decade for Action "Water for Life" 2005-2015 kicked off in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, exploring the links between water cooperation and sustainable development. Delegates and participants to the conference, including various heads of state, top United Nations officials, government representatives, civil society and private sector groups, agreed that a new international framework was needed to improve efforts to provide clean drinking water and adequate sanitation to the millions currently without it by 2030.
Additionally, delegates at the conference called for a new decade for action, called "Water for Sustainable Development," to galvanize support for the water and sanitation-related goals in the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals.
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