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Monday , January 08 2018
GIWEH at the UN Water - Global Workshop for integrated monitoring of Sustainable Development Goal 6 on water and sanitation

Through the kind invitation and collaboration with UN Water, GIWEH participated at the Global Workshop for Integrated Monitoring of SDG 6 on water and sanitation in the Hague. More than 30 countries were present and they reported their experiences in implementing and measuring progress on sustainable development goal no. 6 on water and sanitation. Also, 8 UN agencies reported their experiences in collecting the data at global level for each target in this goal. 

The agenda for the workshop consisted of:

1.     Exchange of experiences from baseline data collection at country level with a specific focus on:

1.     Institutional structures and processes

2.     The analysis and use of data

3.     Integration across the various SDG6 targets

4.     Sustainability of monitoring efforts

2.     Feedback on the global compilation of baseline data by UN custodian agencies

3.     Feedback and awareness raising on synthesized SDG 6 monitoring and alignment between country, regional and global reporting efforts;

4.     Fostering of communities of practice for SDG 6 monitoring

5.     Awareness raising for country engagement in global monitoring

6.     Advice for priorities for the next phase of UN Water’s Integrated Monitoring Initiative