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A lot can change in ten years

The United Nations has committed to focus on water for a decade. That’s ten years to advance sustainable development. Ten years to breathe new air into existing programmes and projects. Play your part and make a difference.

Countries are already taking action…

Inspiring stories about how state actors are improving water services for millions of people every year.

 …and so are organizations

Explore the ways that organizations around the world are working on the water crisis.

What’s happening right now


The Permanent Mission of Fiji, Morocco, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Switzerland, Tajikistan and the Department of Economic and Social Affairs and with the support of UN-Water are organizing a High-level Event on “Transformative Water Actions to Accelerate Global Achievement of Climate Change related Goals”.

The event will take place in the United Nations Headquarters, New York on 25 September 2019.

  • Click here to read more about the United Nations High-level week hosted 21-27 September in New York.
  • Download the UN-Water Policy Brief on Climate Change and Water here.

About the Decade


Water Action Decade 2018-2028

Water and sanitation are preconditions to life and we must put a greater focus on these human rights. During the decade, the international community sets out to:

  1. Advance sustainable development
  2. Energize existing programmes and projects
  3. Inspire action to achieve the 2030 Agenda

Learn more about the objectives in the  UN Secretary General’s Action Plan.