Water needs a home - joint letter to UN Secretary-General António Guterres

July 13, 2023

Water needs a home” - Follow-up to the UN 2023 Water Conference and strengthening multilateralism on water 

Human Dignity and more than 130 other organisations, call on H.E. Mr. Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, to strengthen the multilateralism on water and sanitation, as formulated in Sustainable Development Goal 6 and other water-related targets. 

In a open letter, initiated by the Butterfly Effect, we notably call for :  

  • the prompt appointment of a UN Special Envoy for Water, with a strong political mandate;
  • the adoption of a UN General Assembly Resolution establishing regular intergovernmental meetings on water.

Read our open letter here.