COUNCIL CONCLUSIONS ON WATER DIPLOMACY – 19 NOVEMBER

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COUNCIL CONCLUSIONS ON WATER DIPLOMACY - 19 NOVEMBER
19 Nov 2018

COUNCIL CONCLUSIONS ON WATER DIPLOMACY – 19 NOVEMBER

Brussels Daily

Water is a prerequisite for human survival and dignity and a fundamental basis for the resilience of both societies and the environment. Water is vital for human nutrition and health, and essential for ecosystem management, agriculture, energy and overall planetary security. Ensuring sustainable access to safe water and sanitation, achieving sustainable water management, and preventing scarcity and reducing flooding events are key global challenges of the 21st century, when the world is faced with a growing population, and increasingly affected by climate change. With the majority of global freshwater resources crossing borders, their sustainable and effective management is an international issue, be it at sub-national, bilateral, regional or multilateral level.  Read the Conclusions in full here

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