Minister Rositsa Karamfilova participated at a UN High-level Conference on water protection and sustainable development

22 Mar, 2023 | 17:30


The Minister of Environment and Water Rositsa Karamfilova participated at the UN High-level conference “Water for Sustainable Development”. The event takes place at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York and was officially launched today - March 22, when we also mark the World Water Day.

Minister Karamfilova will participate in the general debate, during which a mid-term review of the implementation of the goals of the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development” 2018-2028 will be conducted, as well as a discussion will be held on the actions for accelerated achievement of the goals related to water of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Addressing water challenges and their importance in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals is an issue of extremely high priority on a global scale. The conference, which is dedicated to these challenges, will be attended by high-level representatives of all stakeholders related to the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 6 “Clean water and sanitation”, including heads of state, ministers, heads of organizations from the UN system, intergovernmental organizations, international financial institutions and other international organizations, NGOs and civil society organizations, the academic community.

On March 23, the minister will participate in the discussions of the interactive dialogue on the topic “Water for climate, sustainability, and the environment”. The talks will focus on actions to address the challenges of climate change and water management.

At the end of the conference, an Agenda for Action on Water will be announced, which will contain voluntary commitments by UN Member States and all stakeholders to accelerate progress towards achieving the water-related Sustainable Development Goals.

The conference can be followed live at: