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"Water is life. But water is also a threat to life." GWP participated at the Special Thematic Session on Water and Disasters, organised by UNSGAB at the UN Headquarters in New York on 6 March 2013.
The Special Session on Water and Disasters, an initiative of the UN Secretary-General, will be held at the United Nations to raise awareness, share experiences and good practices, and discuss ways forward towards global actions on water and disasters.
The meeting includes high-level participation from the Crown Prince of Japan, Honorary President of the United Nations Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation, GWP Patron HRH Willem-Alexander, Prince of Orange, the Netherlands, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Mr. Vuk Jeremic, President of the United Nations General Assembly, Dr. Han Seung-soo, Founding Chair of the High-level Expert Panel on Water and Disasters and the Board.
Read more about the event: http://unsgab.org/news/130306.htm