Japan Water Forum, the Secretariat of the Asia-Pacific Water Forum (APWF), participated in the 32nd UN-Water Meeting convened at the headquarters of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in Rome, Italy, from 28 to 29 January 2020.
86 of the UN-Water members, partners and observers attended the meeting. They discussed the accelerating actions towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6, the progress made by the Task Force of the UN-Water, the UN-Water Work Programme 2020-2021, and the report on World Water Day and World Toilet Day. The meeting also highlighted upcoming events related to water this year.
As one of the upcoming events, Japan Water Forum introduced the 4th Asia-Pacific Water Summit (APWS) taking place in October in Japan. It briefed the theme, agenda and background of the Summit, and also called for participation in the 4th APWS.
Japan Water Forum will continue making fullest efforts for the success of the 4th APWS and to raise its profile, cooperating with the City of Kumamoto and APWF members.
We appreciate your support and cooperation.
(Reported by Takashi Fukuwatari, Director)