IWHR Solutions to Global Water Security Issues Showcased on International Webinar

Dec. 23, 2022
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IWHR shared its effects and achievements with international community in enhancing the water security on the Global Water Security Webinar: Advancing the 2030 Water-related Sustainable Developing Goals, which was convened on November 22, 2022 via video link.


Hosted by the Ministry of Water Resources (NWR), the Webinar gathered experts worldwide to discuss issues related to water security, which has been identified as the most fundamental factor and consideration for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the United Nations 2030 Agenda but is currently under threat for climate change compounded by public health emergencies such as COVID-19.


IWHR, one of China’s top water think-tank, has been contributing to the research and practices related to the global water security. Dr. pengjing, Vice President of IWHR, introduced the institute’s so-called “4+A” approach for enhancing water security and bolstering global sustainable development worldwide on the Webinar.


IWHR Solutions to Global Water Security Issues Showcased on International Webinar


IWHR Solutions to Global Water Security Issues Showcased on International Webinar


Dr. peng gave a speech of “Science, Technology and Cooperation for SDGs water targets”, this report systematically introduces how IWHR contributes the achievements of sustainable development goals by improving “4+A” ability including water related disaster preparedness, integrated use of water resources, water resources development, river ecological restoration and international cooperation and exchanges to drive water security.


Loic Fauchon, President of the World Water Council and Gauden Galea, the Representative of World Health Organization in China, delivered their speeches on the Webinar. Live streaming of the Webinar attracted over 4,500 online viewers from 23 countries. Future international cooperations and exchanges to advance the water-related SDGs were discussed.


 


 


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