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Briefing - Protocol on Water and Health: crucial for delivering water, sanitation and hygiene for all

6 November 2020

Tempus 1, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland and webex for online participation

The objective of the information session was to introduce the intergovernmental platform provided by the Protocol on Water and Heath, and its activities and tools. Presentations by country representatives  illustrated the role of the Protocol in advancing the national water, sanitation, hygiene and health agenda, stimulating coordinated action on the 2030 Agenda and the human rights to water and sanitation and preparing for and recovering from infectious water-related disease outbreaks, such as COVID-19.


List of participantsPDF
Provisional programmePDF
Video address by Mr. Hans Kluge, WHO Regional Director for Europelink
Video Address by Mr. Antonio Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations (recorded for the 5th session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol on Water and Health, Belgrade, November 2019)link
Keynote video address by Ms. Catarina de Albuquerque, Chief Executive Officer of Sanitation and Water for All, former Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitationlink
Protocol on Water and Health: Belarus Experience
Presentation by Alena Drazdova, Belarus
Finland: Recognized Added Values
Presentation by Jarkko Rapala, Finland
Briefing on the Protocol on Water and Health
Presentation by Awilo Ochieng Pernet, Switzerland
Implementation of the Protocol on Water and Health in the
Republic of Serbia
Presentation by Dragana Jovanovic, Serbia
Targets and Action Plan under the Protocol on Water and Heath in Norway
Presentation by Kjetil Tveitan, Norway