” The risks posed by floods, droughts, water pollution; and the need for fresh water intertwine with the basic needs for food, energy and prosperity. Solving the water crisis is thus a way to ensure progress in most other SDGs.”

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