UN 2023 Water Conference

22 – 24 March 2023, New York, USA

The UN 2023 Water Conference is a 3-day, UN convened event taking place in New York, 22-24 March. The Conference will feature an opening and closing ceremony, six plenary meetings and five multi-stakeholder interactive dialogues. It will also feature a number of high-level special events and side events organized by Member States, the UN system and other stakeholders. Coinciding with the Conference will be the New York Water Week, which will host a series of events that champion water innovation and action around the world.

WBCSD will be leading a delegation of members and organizing side-events. Please find the list of activities organized below with respective registration links. Note, each session has limited capacity, confirmation of registration with logistics information will follow.

Registrations to all events are now closed.

Wednesday 22 March

07:45-09:00 am – WBCSD member breakfast briefing – in vicinity of Koreatown, NY 10001

13:30-15:30 – High-level actions for raising ambition for corporate accountability for freshwater – in vicinity of Bryant Park, NY 10018.

Thursday 23 March

08:30-10:15 am – Corporate action as a catalyst for raising the ambition on SDG 6.3 – in vicinity of Bryant Park, NY 10018.

10:15-12:00 am – Tools for corporates to drive action for watershed scale water quality– in vicinity of Bryant Park, NY 10018. 

14:00-15:15  – Accelerating Corporate Accountability, Ambition and Action for Water – UN HQ, Conference Room 7 (Conference badge required).

Friday 24 March

08:30-11:00 am – Contracting supply chains towards water quality disclosure and impact driven action – in vicinity of Bryant Park, NY 10018.

11:30-13:00 – The power of public-private water alliances: accelerating innovation and policy transformation – In vicinity of Koreatown, NY 10001.

all times are indicated in EDT time zone. 


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