Water and Climate Leaders Call to Action
On 8 March 2022, Water and Climate Leaders issued a call for more urgent and united action “to protect our people and future generations” in the face of alarming new scientific evidence from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change of growing global threats to water availability and from water-related hazards.
Water and Climate Leaders Action Plan
In the leadup to the Dushanbe Water Conference, the Water and Climate Leaders endorsed an Action Plan for Integrated Water-Climate Agenda and solutions following their call for action issued in March 2022.
Water and Climate Leaders Statement at COP27
At COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, the Water and Climate Leaders have released a statement that urges heads of state and government to take more integrated water and climate action to replace the existing fragmented approach where water is often seen as a problem rather than water being “part of the solution” to achieve the Paris Agreement goals.
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2025 declared as the International Year of Glaciers’ Preservation
The Second Committee at the 77th session of the UN General Assembly unanimously adopted Tajikistan’s initiative to declare 2025 as the International Year of Glaciers’ Preservation and to proclaim 21 March of each year the World Day of Glaciers, to be starting in 2025.
Launch of the Water and Climate Leaders Statement
Water and Climate Leaders at COP27 launched a statement to acknowledge the important contribution water can make to climate mitigation and adaptation and delineates how improved management of water resources can directly contribute to achieving wins for climate action. Click here to read the press release.