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PRESIDENT of the 64th Session
United Nations General Assembly

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High-Level Interactive Dialogue on Water

Statements by the Member States

Permanent Observer

Panel Presentations

  • Panel 1: "Water and Millennium Development Goals"
    • H.E. Jan Eliasson, President of the 60th Session of the United Nations General Assembly and Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sweden
    • H.E. Ms. Buyelwa Patience Sonjica, Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, South Africa
    • H.E. Ambassador Mohamed Mijarul Quayes, Foreign Secretary of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh.
    • Richard A. Grainier, CEO Hestiun Environment.
  • Panel II: "Water, climate change and disasters"
    • H.E. Mr. Jorge Jurado M., Minister for Water of Ecuador
    • H.E. Abdelkebir Zahoud, State Secretary for Water and Environment, Ministry of Energy, Mines, Water and Environment of Morocco.
    • Mr. Salvano Briceño, Director, United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), Geneva.
    • Barbara Frost, Executive Director of WaterAid, United Kingdom.
  • Panel III: "Water and peace and security"
    • Dr. Mahmoud ABU-ZEID, President of Arab Water Council and Former Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation of Egypt
    • H.E. Mr. Joao Gomes Cravinho, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Portugal.
    • Mr. Olcay Unver, Coordinator - UN-Water’s World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP) (UNESCO)
    • Mr. Jan Kubis, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and Coordinator of the Regional Commissions.