Water and Climate Leaders Call to Action: Water for Climate Solutions
Water and Climate Leaders set a path forward by calling on countries and other institutions to work together to achieve alignment of water and climate policies and actions.
Water and Climate Leaders Report 2021-2023
At COP28, the Water and Climate Leaders met and took stock of their actions during the past couple of years. This report outlines the impact, members (past and current), and activities of the Leaders and suggests a path forward.
Water and Climate Leaders Op-ed at UN 2023 Water Conference
At the UN 2023 Water Conference, Water and Climate Leaders released an Op-ed that calls to make a paradigm shift to ensure integrated action on water and climate resilience. The Op-ed brings together the value of water through its mitigation, adaptation, and resilience angle!
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.
Water and Climate Leaders Call for 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.
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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.