Water and Climate Coalition launches statement for Bonn climate talks

31 May 2010 | News story

As part of the newly-formed Water and Climate Coalition, the IUCN Water Programme contributed towards the statement on water and climate change, to be announced during the Climate Change negotiations taking place from 1st – 11th June in Bonn, Germany.

The statement is endorsed by all coalition members as well as supporting organizations, including: WWF, Global Water Partnership, Freshwater Action Network, Progressio, Chartered Institute for Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM), UNC Water Institute, the Cooperative Programme on Water and Climate, and IUCN.

The Water and Climate Coalition builds on the previous work of the Global Public Policy Network on Water Management (GPPN).

The Coalition will officially launch at a side event at the Bonn Climate Change Talks on 3rd June from 18.00 – 19.30 in Room Wind. More information is available here.

The Water and Climate Coalition, in association with UN Water and the Global Water Partnership, is hosting a special Water Day on 2nd June, alongside the climate change negotiations in Bonn.

The day will include presentations and discussion on water and climate change adaptation, mitigation and finance.

For more information please click here.