King of the Netherlands & WfWP in UNSGAB Closing Ceremony
His Royal Highness, the King of the Netherlands Willem Alexander attended the closing ceremony of UNSGAB on November 20 in New York. WfWP Steering Committee member Lesha Witmer was a panellist. The United Nations Secretary-General’s Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation (UNSGAB) released it's final report “The UNSGAB Journey”. Read more
The "UN High-Level Water and Sanitation Days 2015" took place in New York UN HQ November 18 - 20, 2015. UNSGAB released the report “The UNSGAB Journey”. WfWP SC member Lesha Witmer was present and took part in the panel.
WfWP joins the Netherlands Economic Mission to South Africa
WfWP president Mariet Verhoef Cohen participates in the biggest-ever Dutch trade mission to the Republic of South Africa, headed by Dutch Prime Minister Rutte. Water is a special subject in the mission.
Together with UNEP and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) hosted a 2 day conference on the implementation of the SDG's. Women for Water Partnership was well represented.