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

Side Events


The deadline for applications was 20 January 2023. The Conference Secretariat will review submissions and only notify those organizers whose events have been approved by 13 February 2023. Only side events that have been submitted and approved through this application process will be included in the side event programme to be made available on the UN 2023 Water Conference website. 

Side events can be organized in connection with the UN 2023 Water Conference, either in-person or virtually, by Member States, the UN system, Intergovernmental Organizations and accredited non-governmental stakeholders. The side events will be an opportunity for all participants to share knowledge and solutions to accelerate implementation of SDG 6, identify new and emerging issues, exchange national and local experiences and practices, and showcase voluntary commitments for the Water Action Agenda.   

Priority will be given to events organized by Member States and those organized in partnership by several networks/organizations. All interested parties are strongly encouraged to partner with others to organize a side event.   

Side events can be hosted (1) in-person inside the UN Headquarters; (2) in-person in other locations in New York; or (3) virtually. 

For more information on Side Events, please read the Guidelines HERE

For questions regarding side events, please contact water2023@un.org indicating [Side Events] in the subject.