Water.org and WaterEquity at United Nations 2023 Water Conference
Prioritizing water and sanitation investment as an accelerator for SDG6
The UN March 2023 Water Conference is a seminal opportunity for all those involved in water, sanitation, and finance to gather to align, advance, and advocate for bold #wateraction to make universal access a reality, especially for those in low-income communities and households.
The information below highlights the sessions we will be involved in. We look forward to seeing you there.
Water.org co-founder Matt Damon invites you to join us in putting water at the top of the global agenda at the UN Water Conference.
Tuesday, March 21
Holistic solutions to climate change
Description: The role of finance and other new strategies in WASH
Time: 11 AM - 12 PM
Presenters: Water.org, iDE, Water for People
Thursday, March 23
The imperative to expand the funding pipeline for SDG6
Description: A conversation about how financing investment products and corporate capital could deliver a reservoir of solutions for the water sector
Time: 8:45-11 AM
Location: Ford Foundation (320 E 43rd St, New York, NY 10017) and virtual
Presenters: Water.org, GIIN, USDFC, Actiam, Incofin, Starbucks, Reckitt, Aqua for All
The urban water catalyst initiative
Description: Changing the game for financing a water secure and climate resilient future
Time: 2-3:15 PM
Location: UNHQ Room C
Presenters: GIZ-BMZ, Water.org
Friday, March 24
Bridges close gaps!
Description: Moving the blended finance needle to generate financeable water plans
Time: 8-9:15 AM
Location: UNHQ Room B
Presenters: Water.org, WaterEquity, Climate Fund Managers Convergence Blended Finance, FMO, Green Climate Fund, Incofin Investment Management, Invest International, WASTE, Aqua for All
Catalyzing private capital for water and sanitation
Description: Accelerating change
Time: 9-11 AM
Location: ING Offices (1133 Avenue of the Americas, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10036)
Presenters: WaterEquity, Aqua for All, National Bank of Kenya, Banque Agricole of Senegal
Rethinking collective action
Description: How can we redesign our economic models to incentivize collective action and unlock impact, value, and investments at system scale?
Time: 12:30-1:45 PM
Location: UNHQ Room 5
Presenters: WaterEquity, WBCSD, FCDO, Danone, Green Climate Fund, Global Water Partnership, French Water Partnership, The Nature Conservancy, Veolia