03.09.2013 - UNESCO Office in Brasilia

The Director-General Calls for Greater Cooperation for Greater Water Security

On 2 September, the Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, participated in the High Level Panel of the Opening Plenary Session of the Stockholm World Water Week, on the theme “Building partnerships on water cooperation for future oriented decisions and forcing implementation”.

In her intervention, the Director-General urged greater cross-sectoral dialogue and a comprehensive approach for sustainable water resources management, noting that water is the common denominator of many global challenges, in health, in farming, in energy, in urbanization.

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