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UN 2023 Water Conference 22 — 24 Mar 2023, New York


NEW - Official Documentation


PGA77 Summary for the UN 2023 Water Conference

Report of the United Nations Conference on the Midterm Comprehensive Review of the Implementation of the Objectives of the International Decade for Action, “Water for Sustainable Development”, 2018–2028

Provisional agenda (A/CONF.240/2023/1)

Provisional Rules of Procedure (A/CONF.240/2023/2)

Note by the Secretariat on organizational and procedural matters (A/CONF.240/2023/3/Rev.1)

Information note for participants (A/CONF.240/2023/INF/1/)

Journal of the United Nations - UN 2023 Water Conference

Note on the logistical arrangements for the Water Conference 

Letter on Plenary extension from co-hosts (23 March)

Ahead of the conference there have been several opportunities for Member States and other stakeholders to contribute. Find all contributions below, including summaries of consultations.

NEW- Concept papers for the interactive dialogues (Final version)
Contributions from Member States to the concept papers on interactive dialogues
Contributions from UN System to the concept papers on interactive dialogues
Other contributions to the concept papers
Contribution from UN-Water on the Themes of the Interactive Dialogues
Contribution from stakeholders on the Themes of the Interactive Dialogues
Contributions from Member States on the Suggestion of Themes of the Interactive Dialogues (March 2022)

More documentation


Secretary-General Reports

Communication Materials

Here you can find the Guidelines for use of the Water Conference logo and a Trello board which will be updated regularly with assets: text, video, photo and more to promote the messages of the conference:


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Other documents

Natural Resources Forum

The Editorial Board of the Natural Resources Forum is pleased to announce the release of the virtual thematic issue consisting of articles that address key water issues and challenges in various parts of the globe, illustrating scholars’ efforts to tackle them with cutting-edge research in the field. The virtual issue will remain free to read until the end of June 2023.

This special issue has been released in connection with the UN 2023 Water Conference that is taking place at UNHQ on March 22nd, 23rd and 24th. The special issue is available here.