Morocco, represented by the Minister of Equipment and Water, Nizar Baraka, at the head of a large delegation, will participate in the United Nations (UN) 2023 Water Conference, held between March 22 and 24 in New York.
“This conference is an opportunity for Morocco to reiterate its commitment and advocate with the international community for a better consideration of water issues in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and also to reaffirm and strengthen its ties with its partners, through the exchange of expertise in the field of water, within the framework of a solidary and active cooperation,” said the Ministry of Equipment and Water in a press release.
The Kingdom’s efforts in the field of water will be highlighted during a side event under the theme “Sustainability in Good Governance of Groundwater Resources,” which aims to unite the efforts of international leaders on the sustainable governance of water resources at the highest level.
This conference is co-organized by the governments of Tajikistan and the Netherlands with the support of the United Nations (UN) and will focus on the mid-term comprehensive review of the implementation of the goals of the 2018-2028 Water Action Decade, which was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly, in December 2016, as reported by the Ministry.
Through the adoption of an inclusive and multi-sectoral approach, this Conference aims to unite efforts and mobilize several stakeholders to accelerate the implementation of the United Nations Millennium Development Goal 6, which is dedicated to water.
The statement concluded that this Conference’s schedule will include plenary meetings, a general debate, high-level interactive dialogues on the water in relation to health, development, climate, resilience, environment, and international cooperation, as well as a number of side events and exhibitions.