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Water Action Day

COP24 Water Action Event Outcome Document

The Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action (GCA) convened a series of high-level events during COP24 in Poland. AGWA and SIWI played a lead role in organizing the UNFCCC High-Level Water Action Event on 7 December, entitled "Water-wise solutions to mitigate, adapt and thrive." This year’s water event was divided into two segments, the first focused on water solutions for resilient and coherent NDCs, and the second on water’s role in private sector innovation addressing climate change and sustainable consumption and production targets under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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COP22 OUTCOME DOCUMENT OF THE ACTION EVENT ON WATER

Thanks to the efforts of the water community, Morocco, France, and Peru, and the UNFCCC, a dedicated "Water Action Day" was organized during COP 22, which included a Dialogue about the role of the water community in supporting the UNFCCC and the role of the UNFCCC in supporting effective water management. The participants of the Dialogue, led in discussion by the OECD and AGWA, had their comments directed into a plan released today.

Organizers have prepared an Outcome Document of the Action Event on Water based upon the discussions that took place during throughout the Action Day on Water. The document contains key information that will have important ramifications for water-climate policy moving forward.
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