Next week, it´s World Water Day and in New York, it will take place the UN Water Conference. If you are planning to attend, reach out and we will connect you with other Network members.
In addition there are several virtual side events that will be positioning HWTS in the agenda for advancing towards SDG 6.1:
- March 21st at 9 am (EST): 2with8- Safe drinking water for 2 billion people at a cost of $8billion. Several HWTS members such as @Marcio Botto from CAWST, Nikki Beetsch from WHO, Lisa Heederick from Nazava filters and @Henk Holtslag from the SMART Centre group, among other will be presenting. For more info, check out the background paper. Register here.
- March 23rd at 2 pm (EST): Innovative and sustainable solutions for access to water and sanitation solutions in rural areas implemented by local actors. Organized by Avina Foundation, there will be representatives from several countries in Latin America, including Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico. I´ll be representing CAWST and will present on the role of HWTS in ensuring safe drinking water for rural communities. This event will be in Spanish with live translation into English. Register here.
On March 22nd at 9.30 pm (EST), the HWTS Network will be organizing a webinar titled "Household self-supply: Does safely managed water only come from pipes?" delivered by @Diana Gonzalez, from the the Institute for Sustainable Futures in Sydney, Australia. The event will be in English with live translation in Spanish. Register here.