“Member States and the whole international community should work together, undertake coordinated efforts and adopt both urgent and long-term measures. The case is particularly relevant for waters shared among sectors as well as surface and groundwater shared between communities and countries. With the rise of water scarcity, it is time now more than ever before to ensure that cooperative frameworks for efficient water management are being put in place.”

Country statement at the General Assembly on World Water Day, during the High Level Event for the Formal Launch of the International Decade for Action: “Water for Sustainable Development 2018-2028.
UN Headquarters, New York, 22 March 2018