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Launched in April 2016, the High Level Panel on Water (HLPW) is co-convened by the UN Secretary-General and the President of the World Bank Group, and is made up of 11 sitting Heads of State and Government and a Special Advisor.
The Panel will provide the leadership required to champion a comprehensive, inclusive and collaborative way of developing and managing water resources, and improving water and sanitation related services. The core focus of the Panel is the commitment to ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all, Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6, as well as to contribute to the achievement of the other SDGs that rely on the development and management of water resources. Since the launch, the Panel has initiated a set of transformative global initiatives coupled with an emerging set of national actions demonstrating leadership by the respective Panel member countries. The global initiatives and domestic actions are in different stages of development.
This session will provide updates on the progress of these global initiatives and domestic actions and it will give an opportunity for dialogue between representatives of the panel members and the broader community present at the World Water Week in Stockholm.
14:00 – Welcoming remarks and brief overview:
14:05 – Introduction to the HLPW by the Co-Chairs:
14:15 – Status of the initiatives: (Moderated by Mr. Patrick Verkooijen, Joint Secretariat, World Bank Group):
14:35 – Introduction to roundtable discussion on action plans:
14:40 – Roundtable discussion
15:25 – The Road to Brasilia
15:30 – Close of event