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The new Water Action Decade (2018-2028) was launched on 22 March at UN HQ in New York. The launch event in the General Assembly included the UN Secretary General presenting the finalised Decade Action Plan that was developed by the UN-Water Task Force on Water Decade composed of UNESCO, UN-Habitat, CBD Secretariat, FAO, UN ESCWA, UN Environment, IFAD, IAHS, Women for Water, WWF,, and GWP and coordinated jointly by UNU-INWEH and UNDESA. More information about the Decade launch Event can be found through the links:

UNGA Launches Ten-Year Action Plan on Water for Sustainable Development
(Part 1) High-level event to launch the International Decade for Action, “Water for Sustainable Development” (2018–2028) – General Assembly, 72nd session
Launch of the Water Action Decade – UN-Water