“We can confidently claim that the United Nations member states, UN specialized agencies and other organizations have been demonstrating a growing interest and utmost attention to the Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development” while some nations have already expressed their willingness to host regional preparatory meetings.”

Statement delivered by Statement by H.E. Mr. Emomali Rahmon, President of the Republic of Tajikistan at the General Debate of the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, 22 September 2020
UN Headquarters, New York, 22 September 2020

The UN marked its 75th anniversary with a one-day high-level meeting at the opening of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly. This special event took place on 21 September 2020. The theme for the event was: ‘The Future We Want, the UN We Need: Reaffirming our Collective Commitment to Multilateralism’.
  • Video message of Emomali Rahmon, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, addressing the general debate of the 75th Session of the General Assembly of the UN (New York, 22 – 29 September 2020).

“It is necessary to underline once again that the Decade “Water for Sustainable Development” creates a robust platform for coordinated and integrated actions aimed at furtherance of sustainable management of water resources, and achieving water-related goals and targets, including those contained in the 2030 Agenda.”

Statement delivered by Jonibek Hikmatov, Counsellor of the Permanent Mission of Tajikistan to the UN during the action in the Second Committee on the Resolution “Midterm comprehensive review of the implementation of the International Decade for Action, “Water for Sustainable Development,” 2018- 2028.”
UN Headquarters, New York, 28 November 2018


The Government of the Republic of Tajikistan organized an International High-Level Conference on International Decade for Action, “Water for Sustainable Development”, 2018-2028, that was held from 20 to 22 June 2018 in Dushanbe.
The primary goal of the Conference was a comprehensive discussion of the way forward with implementation of the Action Plan of the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development”, 2018-2018 at the global, regional and national levels, as well as development of practical recommendations for the implementation of sustainable development goals and targets related to water resources.