Higher Education and Research are crucial for SDG 6 and all SDGs

The University of Bergen is leading a delegation of Univeristy representatives to the UN Water Conference, taking place from 22-24 March 2023 in New York  (click here to learn more about the UN 2023 Water Conference ).

A side event titled "Our water world: on the frontlines of water access and governance" will be held on Thursday 23 March 2:00-3:15pm (EST).

This side event will take us to the frontlines of water access and governance. We will address four key frontlines through ongoing research projects, which will present policy makers with scientific knowledge to achieve SDG6: “Clean water and sanitation for all”.

Learn more on the side event here.

This event is organised by University of Bergen, with co-organisers:

  • International Water Assocation (IWA)
  • Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad)
  • United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI)
  • Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS) [TBC]
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • University for Development Studies, Ghana
  • Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Are you a researcher or university representative planning to attend the UN 2023 Water conference? Please get in touch at contact@iau-hesd.net and we will be pleased to connect you to others from higher education attending.

Latest update: 18.09.2023