World Water Day 2014 by Zafar Adeel, UNU, and Christian Susan, UNIDO.

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Presentation on World Water Day 2014 by Zafar Adeel, UNU, and Christian Susan, UNIDO at 2014 UN-Water Annual International Zaragoza Conference. Preparing for World Water Day 2014: Partnerships for improving water and energy access, efficiency and sustainability. 13-16 January 2014

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World Water Day 2014 by Zafar Adeel, UNU, and Christian Susan, UNIDO.

  1. 1. World Water Day 2014 Zafar Adeel United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health Christian Susan United Nations Industrial Development Organization
  2. 2. WWD Main Event 20-21 March 2014, Tokyo United Nations University
  3. 3. Preparation for WWD 2014 • WWD website • Graphic designs, information, links • Meeting space for events worldwide • Social media: Facebook (38,000+), Twitter (13,000+) • Advocacy guide • Preparatory events: • UN-Water Seminar, Stockholm Sep 2013 • UN-Water Conference, Zaragoza Jan 2014
  4. 4. Key Issues for WWD 2014 • • • • • • Addressing water-energy nexus within SDGs Policies for integrated management and governance Making the business case for water-energy nexus Creating enabling environment – public/private, pricing Improving joint access – urban vs. rural Long-term sustainability of water and energy systems
  5. 5. Events on 20 March 2014 • Workshop for international journalists • Regional symposium on water-energy nexus in the AsiaPacific region • Launch of a technology exhibition • Launch of a photographic exhibition
  6. 6. Events on 21 March 2014 • • • • • • Launch of the WWDR 2014 Keynote speech High-level policy panel Working level dialogue Presentation of Water-for-Life awards Announcement of the Stockholm Water Prize
  7. 7. WWD Output & Outcomes • Information sharing • Images/photographs, technologies • Meeting report • Summary of findings from discussion panels • Media engagement • Public outreach, media stories • Policy output • Policy brief, dissemination to the UN system • Engagement in follow-up events • Public events, World Water Week
  8. 8. Linking Zaragoza to Tokyo • Case studies – Success stories for public-private partnerships • Application of technology, research, innovation • Achieving sustainability for water-energy nexus • Creating enabling environment, incentives, funding mechanisms
  9. 9. Thank You www.unwater.org/worldwaterday/ UNWorldWaterDay @UNW_WWD

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